Category: General

Tracking Fitness [Am I achieving my goals?]

I’ve set some goals for 2014. I’ve been consistently trying to reach them, however I am finding the incremental goals a little tougher to achieve. But having said that, even though I have yet...

Be safe with hotel safes [travel security tip]

When you’re travelling it’s quite common to leave passports and other valuables in hotel safes. For the most part you’ll be ok – most hotels are pretty careful about security in this age of...

Getting off the new router treadmill [I hope]

While I can’t say that I don’t like all the new bells and whistles that buying a new router every year brings, but forking out money annually because the old one has over-heated was...

Resolutions

I don’t really want to call them “New Year’s” resolutions as they were made before 2014, but I do want to make them public so that I do try and adhere to them. There...

Guide to Losing Weight

I have been given a stack of advice on losing weight and keeping the kilos off, but basically it all comes down to this…

Getting Fit… a bit at a time!

Recently DH and I were given little devices that strap to our wrists that track our steps. They are not just pedometers, however. These little devices (called Fitbit) sync with our iPhones and computers...

Travel Tip: Emergency Tweezing

Forgotten your tweezers and have an emergency on the road? This is a trick that I learned from Chinese gents in Singapore. Grab two coins and hold them together. Slide them until they grab...

Gorgeous Margaret River

A recent trip to Perth had us spending an overnight stay down at Margaret River. I’m sure this is old hat for some people, but I wasn’t prepared for all that the region had...