Why Not Be More Scientific About Your Life?

Why Not Be More Scientific About Your Life?

The four-minute mile barrier stood for decades. Experts believed the feat could be achieved only in perfect weather — 68 degrees and no wind, and on a hard, dry clay track. But Bannister did it on a wet track in cold weather. Just 46 days after Bannister’s success,...
3 Ways To Thrive Through Winter

3 Ways To Thrive Through Winter

There’s no denying that Autumn is here. The beautiful gold, russet and umber flashes on the trees and bushes mark her arrival, before the wind whips them bare. I’m taken by surprise every year at just how quickly the mornings shrink, and the evenings too. It...
Passing On This Gift To You

Passing On This Gift To You

Tears pricked my eyes as I listened to Chris Lantman’s clear, unfaltering voice. He was reading the words of his partner, John (or ‘Smiley’ to those of us who knew and loved him) from the transcript of our interview at his home on the outskirts of...