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Woburn Sands Woods is local to where I live  and weather permitting, it’s my first choice when I’m in need of some of that all important forest bathing.

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Lately, I’ve been really unmotivated to do any exercise at the gym.  I joined about 14 months ago and have probably been less than 25 times.  In the beginning I was totally psyched and full of hope.  I joined some classes and started doing some free weights but, after about 2-3 weeks it fizzled out and I couldn’t be bothered to go. I don’t really know why, although I guess it was a combination of having to leave the house after getting home from a long day at the office and the fact that I just wasn’t finding it exciting enough!

Christmas was my year anniversary of joining the gym, so I told myself that if I don’t go at least 3 times a week throughout the month of January, then I must cancel my membership.  Well, January came and went.  I tried to be a good gym member but it just seemed like too much effort.  It appears that joining a gym and then paying for not going has turned into a very bad habit of mine. (more…)

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Wouldn’t it be great to have fresh organic fruit, vegetables and meat delivered to your door each week, without you ever having to write a shopping list or think too hard about it? Well that’s exactly what happens each week at my house!

Some time ago, I joined a weekly “box scheme” . This basically means I get all my fruit, veg and meat delivered directly to my door. The fruit and veg are usually sourced from local suppliers and are organically grown. Most of the fruit and veg is sourced here in the UK, so I tend to get whatever is in season.

As for the meat, the animals are well cared for, grass fed and free from antibiotics/steroids/growth hormones/and other unnecessary chemicals.

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