Jelly, and The Burning

Recently, I have acquired an orbital trainer.  Chance, coincidence or whatever you may wish to call it, it found its way to us. Not one day had elapsed since the missus and I had discussed the possibility of getting one; knowing though we could never afford one.    So when I friend offered us one, we … Continue reading

The Nature of Friendship

I remember watching Big Bang Theory and Sheldon was looking for input on how to make friends.  Throughout the episode he initially approached this as an equation that needed solving.  Later he conducted surveys and also consulted books on how to make friends.   At this stage in my life, I have very few people I … Continue reading

A helping hand

I like helping friends. I always have and always will. Sometimes my good nature has been taken advantage of, and I have learned from those situations. When I need help though, I feel bad about asking for it. I think that within a circle of friends or social group if you recognize that someone needs … Continue reading


I’ve worn lots of labels throughout my life.   Some nice, others not so much.   The mean ones I’ve learnt to brush off and ignore.  This nice ones still make me pause, I dont know how to take compliments.  All I can do is say thank you. Recently I received a complimentary label and I didn’t … Continue reading

Let it go

Sometimes, people say or do something and it really gets under my skin.   It can be annoying, frustrating or just makes me angry.    I’ve have learned over the years to not react rashly as it invariably does not end well. Now I just chill and think about it, stewing away in my head.   This … Continue reading

The party

Social events like parties, basically they scare me.   Its a fear of the unknown, it is part of who I am and some people understand, others simply dont.  Over coming ones fears is not so easy to do.

Three plus two equals five

As my exercise routine evolves I adapt what I’m doing so that I don’t over do it and can maintain some consistency.   Recently I have added jogging into my walking track around my backyard.   Initially I started adding a lap of jogging, in a way similar to how I started walking.   After a few weeks … Continue reading

Further along

As I have previously posted, earlier this year I made a choice to turn my life around and correct things that were not right in my lifestyle and eating habits. The journey to date has been both very difficult and enlightening. Some little things that have changed along the way.

Smartphone epithany

I haven’t blogged in a while, real life got busy with various things and I just didn’t get the time. However, events of the past weeks gave me incentive to write about some things I have learned about my smart phone, specifically the Samsung Galaxy S3. So, the S3 is a really nice piece of … Continue reading