Make, create and fix …….. get out of the office!

Making, creating and fixing were once the foundation of our economy. As consumers, most of us no longer make things, we buy them; we don’t fix things, but replace them instead. It has become so hard to be self-reliant, and this learned helplessness has left us bereft of “individual agency” – this is the experience […]

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The Gimmicks

They come and go – fidget spinners, hula hoops, the Atkins diet……… A gimmick or fad is a new-fangled device or idea designed primarily to attract attention and increase appeal, but it often has little value. We now barely get to grips with the latest fad before a next craze is released, guaranteed to always offer […]

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Runners failed by the Health System

Remember – January New year New me? How’s that worked out? So many new years running and exercise resolutions have already ended because of a niggling injury. Unfortunately running-related injuries are much more common amongst new runners than the experienced ones, they  survived their induction period and graduated to 10k races and marathons (Videbaek et […]

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