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A further 5 a day

If my last blog post has left you still wondering about the correct number of cherries to be eating today, then worry not as I shall present, instead, an alternative ‘5 a day’ for your consideration. And this one does not involve a single satsuma, not one nectarine and zero, er, zucchini? Instead it involves…

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5 a day

I thought I would start with an easy one. The concept behind ‘5 a day’ seems simple enough and the NHS provide a lot of information about what your ‘5 a day’ can consist of and, also, why we should be eating five portions of fruit and vegetables every day. According to the NHS: 5…

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The pogonophile pub

Setting off into the great big black hole that is the internet, I had one clear aim in mind: I needed to sort out my confusion about food. This was a time for some serious research; this was a time for single-minded dedication to a specific outcome; this was no time to get distracted or…

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It’s a complicated world

And we are all complicated people. Or, at least, I hope we are. We do, at the very least, live complicated lives. I like to pretend that I can distill my existence down to the tag line at the top of this blog: I run a lot bit, I eat a bit lot, and that’s…

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The King and the Dragon

‘My dear, whatever’s the matter?’ cried the King in some anguish. It was not every day that the Queen burst into tears in front of him and demanded that he cancel an upcoming feast. ‘You’ll think me silly,’ sobbed the Queen, ‘but I think I’m too fat.’ ‘Don’t be ridiculous,’ countered the King. ‘Whoever has…

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The King and the Feast

Once upon a time a King lived in a castle on a hill. He liked to think that he was a kind and generous King and he was humble enough that he understood the limits of his own knowledge. To make sure that he would always make wise and just decisions for his kingdom, the…

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Resolution – a firm decision to do or not to do something. Given the choice, I went for the easier option. I have resolved not to do something. This year, I will not make a new year’s resolution. ‘But is this not contradictory?’ I hear you cry. Au contraire, This is not merely a new year’s…