Something to read: Money Guru’s #1 Tip For Health, Wealth & Happiness: Drive Less

Pete Adeney, also known as Mr Money Mustache retired at 30, mostly through a combination of living frugally and by saving money where he could. Unsurprisingly, one of Adeney’s main money-saving mechanisms was riding a bicycle instead of a car. … Continue reading Something to read: Money Guru’s #1 Tip For Health, Wealth & Happiness: Drive Less

Some people just want to watch the world burn…

From the dawn of mankind our species has been hell-bent on destruction. Someone always wanted what someone else had and would find ever more elaborate ways to take it from them.

We owe much of our technological prowess to our need to destroy. We would pump ever increasing sums of money into military research & development in the hope of coming up with something that would strike a killer blow to our ‘enemies’. By some happy accident, some of it had commercial uses. Continue reading Some people just want to watch the world burn…

Counting the cost of casualties and inactivity…

As a society we’ve become very good at overlooking the costs of many things, whilst quibbling over every last penny of others. One thing we are especially good at brushing under the rug is the cost of motoring, not just to our own wallets but to society as a whole. We’re going to need a bigger rug… When someone is hit by a motorist, they’re very often swept up in an ambulance or at the very least sent to A&E for an X-ray. The NHS then has to mend any broken bones; the council has to repair street furniture or … Continue reading Counting the cost of casualties and inactivity…