How could I have missed the slow food eating clean swindle until now? Must be because of my tendency to live under a rock down at the bottom of the garden. Scams tend to escape me there. Why do I say it’s a scam? Let me tell you. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for June, 2012
What has being clean got to do with the joys of slow food?
How many funny place names do you know of in Australia?
Living in Australia, there are plenty of cities and towns to remember. They come to mind, not just for their sense of place, but also their memorable names. Some immediately come to mind and I’ve listed them below. To get the most out of these unique cities and towns, I recommend reading them out loud. Perhaps, if you’re lucky, you might even be able to visit a few of them one day (Now, wouldn’t that be a feather in your cap?): Read the rest of this entry »
Have you ever been bullied by your boss or co-workers?
How come they get away with it? Unlike those hardworking types who work long hours, and lead the way with encouragement and vision, the problem of colleagues and bosses who bully persists. Read the rest of this entry »
Despite having such an incredibly wide variety of flowers to choose from, there's nothing so potent as a rose.
Now I know. Some of you will be asking, how can Christian be talking about Lady Ga Ga one day and then rose types that are easy to grow the next? Well, as I’ve said before, I’m nothing if not eclectic. Besides, it’s good to have broad horizons, and apart from all the other justifications, I admit it. I love roses. Read the rest of this entry »
Some people will stop at nothing to claim fame. Though, as a dog, I find it degrading.
When it comes to feeding her fan base, you have to hand it to Kim Kardashian. Using a well-massaged strategy that any publicist would be bursting with pride over, Ms Kardashian took the public’s he said/she said fixation and milked it for every drop. Effective? Millions say yes. Of any enobling value to humanity? Hmmm… Read the rest of this entry »
Why do I keep posting?
That’s all she says, “Keep posting.” That’s what my IT lady tells me. When I say, what about that search engine optimizing stuff that’s supposed to keep you up to the blog post joneses? She just shrugs and repeats her point, “Keep posting.” Read the rest of this entry »
How good are you at detecting the telltale signals that a man is in love?
What would you say are the signals that a man is in love? A goofy grin perhaps? Or, maybe, lots of smiles, singing, and humming? It’s tricky to be precise about every man’s reaction. So lets look for clues that could be of use. Read the rest of this entry »
Between you and me, what do you think it takes to have a happy marriage?
Having been in a wonderfully happy marriage for 30 years, I want to share 21 tips to a happy marriage to help you in your own relationship. Most likely, some suggestions will resonate and some won’t. That’s fine. Add what you like to your existing wisdom (because, no doubt, you already know a lot). Read the rest of this entry »
The how of happiness? You'll be wanting more than that!
Funny how we jump the gun. The how of happiness sounds like a compelling thing. After all, you can read a book or two, discover the formula, and ta da, you are happy. Wonderful. Shame so much of it is a load of rubbish. Read the rest of this entry »
Marriage by the book? Nah! Skip it and see the movie.
You know what’s so silly about talking about marriage by the book? Simply that there isn’t one! True, there are many areas common to all relationships that can be covered. But marriage by the book? Ridiculous! Read the rest of this entry »