Best Natural drinks: fruit juice or fruit chunks?

I woke up on Boxing Day happy but dehydrated so here is a quick fix that gets me back in the festive spirit. Because hangovers are 80% dehydration I used this trick enough yesterday to avoid the worst but if I don’t replenish my water stores along with nutrients then I will regret it. All I do is use fruit …

Christmas display

The Christmas display in the shopping centre. This got me feeling a little festive. What’s the favourite part of your shopping centres festive display?

Festive spirit at havishams tea room

Yesterday we had a really special experience of festive spirit. Me and my little monkey were having brunch out between swimming and visiting a friend. we were enjoying hot chocolate and toasted sandwiches when we got chatting with a couple behind us. Their little one had his birthday today and they were taking him out for lunch and getting ready …

Reservoir Dinos

This is a snapshot of the fun we had today. Lounging around enjoying each other’s company. We swam in the morning I cooked in the afternoon and we watched movies after. Just now the little one lined up his new dinosaurs from the good dinosaur.   For me it was a chance to record some memories which of course means …

Learning to cook Tasty No effort food!!!

If you don’t think you can cook something gorgeous simple and healthy then try this idea out for size. The idea is that it’s an incredibly simple meal to cook but I show you how to upgrade something highly processed to something with added flavour, texture and nutrition. So I increase the quality but use cheap ingredients that I have …

More treasure

Carrying on from yesterday’s theme I found these wonderful memories with my son and the treasure we found when out Christmas shopping. The steps and fitness stats aren’t epic but remember this was just an average Sunday doing chores and the Fitbit can only show part of the health story. Much gets missed and can’t be recorded yet. A big …

Finding treasure

The photos here are about the great deals and finds you can get by stepping outside and exploring. The summer for me was all about boot sales because many are I. The country in the middle of a field. So I get to shop in the English country side. This time of year it’s more about Christmas fayres and the …

Bath such a beautiful city

For my wife’s birthday this year I took her to bath because she has wanted to visit for years We had such a wonderful time meandering around we just kept smiling. It’s such a beautiful city that if you ever get the chance to visit you should. You can see from the stats that this much fun also got us …

I want to be a pilot!!! Eurofighter Typhoon

Memories This video and the memories that go with it will stay with me forever. I still remember fondly a similar experience years ago in a summer job as a drivers mate we passed an RAF base while several jets were preparing to take off about 100 meters away. We pulled over and watched each get into position, fire up …

Santa and Hatton country park Christmas fayre

This was a really fun way to a lazy 8,000 steps. I basically sat down all day either in the car or in the restaurant while he was in the soft play but I ended up with over 8000 steps, plenty of calories burnt and 42 floors climbed. I earnt my rest in the evening. I could have been much …

Dark mornings and epic skies 😀

  Learning to use my smartphone camera has made me fall in love with  bad weather. It may have been cold and dark but the skies and scenery on this 10 minute morning stroll were epic.

Fun at the zoo. Whipsnade 2015

These photos simply capture a few special moments of this adventure. From the beautiful scenery in which this zoo resides to the wonderful animals and experiences you get to see and do. You forget the challenges this put you through because you are simply enjoying yourself. It’s just a lovely way to get moving.             …

Luscious Leftovers #roadtochristmas

My little ones birthday meant a lot of leftovers and a chance to sample new delights and save the effort of making anything. I had some special fig bread defrosted and I wanted something to go on it. I spied the party sausages in the fridge Et voila! Another flavour combination to celebrate the season. It’s a Simple trick but …

I want to be a pilot!!! Battle of the Atlantic

As part of our fantastic day at Duxford air show we got to see this beautiful and frankly relaxing flight sequence of classic aircraft from a bygone era. I stood for ages, working muscles I don’t normally work and ignored the hunger in my belly all because I was having fun.

I want to be a Helicopter pilot!!!

The day we spent at Duxford Air show was so special I had to break it down into several posts and this on is dedicated to helicopters and any budding helicopter pilots young or old. The idea is always that you will do anything for the thing you love and it never feels hard. The kinds of movement I got in included walking …

I want to be a pilot!!! Duxford Airshow 2015

Today’s adventure is the amazing day we spent at the Battle of Britain air show at Duxford imperial war museum in May. It’s the first time we’ve been and it’s been on my bucket list for years. I Forgot how much I love planes and this brought all my memories right back. And this was not just any day because …