The Secret to Happiness & Success – IKIGAI

What makes you happy? And are you? What’s your motivation to get out of bed every day? What’s the purpose of your life? What do you live for? Can you honestly look at yourself in the mirror and say you are who you want to be, you are where you want to be, and youContinue reading “The Secret to Happiness & Success – IKIGAI”

2022 Be Proactive Not Reactive

It’s time for a major change in how we’re currently viewing life. Instead of just reacting to this bizarre situation we find ourselves in – along with more and more restrictions placed upon us – we need to start focusing on ourselves and how we want to spend our few years of life on thisContinue reading “2022 Be Proactive Not Reactive”

Listen To Nature – Change the World in Partnership with Earth

The climate change argument is filled with non sequitors, both on the side of the politicians and corporations and on the protestors’. Yes, we desperately need to sort out what we are doing to the planet before it’s too late. Yes, we need to completely change how we produce food and energy, how we wasteContinue reading “Listen To Nature – Change the World in Partnership with Earth”

Halloween Memento Mori – 21st Century Stoicism

“Memento Mori” means ‘remember you will die’, Halloween is a feast of the dead, or at least the wandering souls of the dead… It is a night of horror and darkness, a time for some scary fun. But it’s also the day before All Saints’, when we seriously remember those who have departed. Just asContinue reading “Halloween Memento Mori – 21st Century Stoicism”

Ladies and Gentlemen – Taboo?

Once again TPTB have used divide and conquer tactics, through misdirection away from legitimate causes, to confuse the world even further when we should really be paying even greater attention to what’s going on around us. The phrase ‘ladies and gentlemen’ is being struck off as it is apparently offensive to those who are neither.Continue reading “Ladies and Gentlemen – Taboo?”

Why Are We Here? – 3 Scary and Strange Theories for Our Existence

Have you ever wondered what’s the point in existence? Were we created or did we evolve? Schools and churches give different opinions on the meaning of life, and we’re supposed to follow those ideas – or perhaps reject both and state that there is no point.BUT. What if the real reason for our existence wasContinue reading “Why Are We Here? – 3 Scary and Strange Theories for Our Existence”

WTF Weather, Climate Change & Lockdowns – what’s really going on?

Tornadoes, droughts, floods, fires, record freezes – don’t tell me you haven’t noticed that something really odd is going on. Then again, if you’ve been locked inside your home for the last year you may have missed it. But with the coming global food shortages you’ll definitely feel the effects of the multitude of weatherContinue reading “WTF Weather, Climate Change & Lockdowns – what’s really going on?”

Mushroom Picking – Experience Nature and Understand Who You Are

Back in the forests of the Carpathian Mountains of East Slovakia, this time looking for birch bolete and cep (porcini) mushrooms. After seeing the prices of cep (and we’re not going to even mention black or white truffles) in the Italian speaking Istria region of Croatia, and how much visitors are charged to spend aContinue reading “Mushroom Picking – Experience Nature and Understand Who You Are”

Nikola Tesla – Origins of the Creator of the Modern World

A homage to one of the greatest minds which ever lived, Nikola Tesla. Inventor of the modern world, but not the one we live in sadly. His altruistic concepts for the good of humanity were taken and used by those with ulterior motives, mostly greed and power. I visited his birthplace as a sort ofContinue reading “Nikola Tesla – Origins of the Creator of the Modern World”

Building Walls and Levelling Hills – reconstructing a country cottage and garden

Major reconstruction at the village house. I’m quite a laissez faire sort of person, and I do like having a wild garden, but when functionality ceases to function it’s time to make some changes. In this case it was some quite major and expensive changes to the front of the property. We also had toContinue reading “Building Walls and Levelling Hills – reconstructing a country cottage and garden”