Early autumnal morning. It is still dark outside. I was waiting for this day for a very long time, so although I slept poorly, I woke up with great enthusiasm. As I stepped in outside, I instantly felt cold. “It’s good that it will be sunny up in York today” – I thought to myself,… Read More Day Trip: York
Isn’t it strange how a big passion to write suddenly disappears when you put yourself in a frame – when, how and what to write about. Tension inside grows until you decide to break any rules you’ve made for yourself, and start writing only when you feel like writing. I was talking about writing a… Read More Coming back to writing
Walking is one of the the most natural physical activities. Doing it regularly it reduces the risk of hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, breast and colon cancer, depression and risk of falls. Also, regular walking improves bone and functional health, as well as it is fundamental to energy balance and weight control. So, you… Read More Things to know before your first long walk
Fruit and vegetables are a great source of vitamins and minerals, as well as dietary fibre which is very important to maintain a healthy gut. They can also reduce your risk of some cancers (like bowel cancer), stroke and heart disease. I’m sure every person in the UK knows by now what 5-a-day means –… Read More 10 easy ways to get your 5-a-day
You hear a morning alarm on your phone. It makes you angry. You press a snooze button a few times. Finally, you get up and rush to get ready for work. You get annoyed that yet again ‘you don’t have what to wear’ even though there is no free space in your wardrobe left. Sometimes… Read More Simpler life – better life
Would you like to live longer and healthier? What if you know that your longevity is mainly up to you? Would you change your everyday habits? Scientific studies of Danish twins suggest that only 25 percent of our life span is depended by genes, and the other 75 percent is determined by our lifestyle. Longevity… Read More What can we learn from the planet’s longest lived people?
I love London. Every time I wonder around the city, it surprises me over and over again. It might be overcrowded and the air pollution is disgusting but think about all those green areas – lovely squares, parks and woods – all around London. Even if you work in a jungle of buildings in central… Read More 9 Lovely Green Oases in London
First four days and a map: Walking Diary: London to Birmingham (pt.1) DAY FIVE. Wolverton to Nether Heyford (28.2km/17.5mi) – March, 2016. The day didn’t start well – I missed my train and so had to buy a new ticket (much more expensive). I couldn’t just turn around and go home – I already have train tickets for… Read More Walking Diary: London to Birmingham (pt.2)