Something to watch: Why it’s so hard to make healthy decisions

It’s easy to become frustrated, particularly when trying to change behaviour, when people continue to do what it is you are trying to stop them from doing.

Why do people continue to do the thing that makes them fat, skint and stressed when healthier, cheaper and more rewarding alternatives exist? Continue reading Something to watch: Why it’s so hard to make healthy decisions

From Cardiff to Istanbul and back, on a bike –via We Are Cardiff

In 2012, John Chick decided to cycle from Cardiff to Istanbul and back to raise some money for a couple of local charities –£1 per kilometre to be precise. Of course, if you are going to undertake such an adventure, a book or a feature-length documentary is par for the course. John opted for the former. I had kept brief notes on my smart phone during the trip which could possibly form the basis of a book but converting the excited ramblings of an endorphin-fuelled and occasionally drunken cyclist into any sort of coherent order was another matter. Most cycle-touring … Continue reading From Cardiff to Istanbul and back, on a bike –via We Are Cardiff