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Link Love: Edition #001

Phew! One more day and we’re into February. I don’t know about you, but I’m still trying to shake off those extra pounds from Christmas!  Speaking of losing weight, I ramped up my fitness routine this week, which I’ll write some more about in the coming weeks.  In the meant time, you can check out the app review I did …

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Review: Fitness Buddy

It’s 3AM and I am lying in bed at the IBIS Hotel in Manchester. I’m wide awake because I crashed early after an exhausting workout and a late dinner at Ban Di Bul , an awesome Korean restaurant on Princess Street (if you ever happen to be in the area). The reason i’m exhausted from my workout is…and now it’s confession …

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Fortune’s Fool

Rifting off of some thoughts from Seneca, the Roman philosopher and statesman, who had a lot to say about adversity and how to deal with the strange twists of Fate. As he wrote: “None of us can make promises about what is to come. Even what we hold slips through our fingers; and accident cuts short the very hour we …

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Lin Yutang on the art of reading

“The man who has not the habit of reading is imprisoned in his immediate world, in respect to time and space.” Lin Yutang has helped me re-discover why I read. And I don’t mean reading just to ascertain material facts and routine information. I mean deep seeded reading that stirs the soul and excites the mind. I was awakened to …