Category Archives: How to live

Book Review: Mark Sisson’s ‘The Keto Reset Diet’

The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever by Mark Sisson My rating: 2 of 5 stars I think I’m of an age that I need a hard copy of something, a book, to … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Water Kefir

One my better half’s friends, Marian, introduced us to milk kefir, a few years ago, and then another friend gave us some water kefir grains to try. I love the idea of kefir, strange little granules that make a drink … Continue reading

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How to live: Projections and shadows

In conversation with this guy I was dating for not more than a few months, I did my regular joke/not joke, in response to something he’d said. ‘Projeeeecting…’, I commented. To my surprise, he said, ‘I have no idea what … Continue reading

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How to live: Work is a four-letter word

My pal, Tim Mansfield, sent out a series of newsletters around the topic of feeling stuck. One of the posts that stuck in my brain was about work. Because all around me, friends ask: Am I doing the right work? … Continue reading

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How to live: get a Thai massage

Photo By Tara Angkor Hotel via StockPholio.net I’ve always enjoyed a professional massage, since the first time a friend Rita, who had trained in Swedish massage, introduced me to them (rather than the friends give friends massages that I’d done … Continue reading

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How to live: take what you please (an introduction)

As anyone can see, my blog, andyville, has been taken over by dozens of reviews of restaurants and bars. I enjoy my food blogging, and I don’t see it stopping in the near future. But I’m going to aim to … Continue reading

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