On Being an Idiot

We all have our moments when we feel like idiots, at least I hope we do, otherwise I must be one lonely species. I usually feel like an idiot when I am caught off-guard and don’t respond as I later realise I would have liked to respond. Puppy does make me feel like an idiot,…

Inspiring Nature: Holidaying with Our Fellow Creatures

I’m always a little torn about man-kept natural places, as they take so much effort and so many resources. Are all those worth it in the end? I don’t know; but the truth is that I am also not ready to go into the wild with no infrastructure waiting for me. So what I do…

Big Lessons from Little Creatures

Decisions, decisions. There’s always plenty of those to be made. Some are easy, some not so much, but most of the times we think we have it right, that we are doing what is best. Or at least hope we are. But there are times when we are shown that we are most likely not….

Introducing Adventures in Puppyland

As some may know, I am a fan of the Blue Zones. If you don’t know about them, check them out, they’re really interesting. As you may also know, I don’t believe anything to be 100% accurate, flaws creep into everything we humans do. Still, I find it an inspiring source. Therefore I regularly check…

In Defence of Food – Book Review

I will say it from the beginning, I absolutely loved In Defence of Food by Michael Pollan. This is an obvious book to read, probably too obvious given the author’s success and what not, but it was one I owed myself to read. At the time of publication, I was busy finding my way into…

June Review

June has been a slow month for me in terms of blogging for Holy Cake Day, and I put it down to two reasons. First of all, my second pet project, Food for Thought, Thought for Food, which requires a lot of reading and thinking before I can publish anything. It is work that I…