Brian's Blog

…one man's contribution to the Weeeeerly Wild World

Slow-paced cartoons – dumbed down viewers?

As I would consider myself a fan of the Back to the Future film trilogy, I intreagerly clicked on a piece of fan fiction titled Back to the Future V … Continue reading

20 February, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Boycotted to Boycott

Unilever were mentioned in the news last week. As the Independent explains (although I first heard it on the BBC Radio 2 news) they are threatening to remove advertising from … Continue reading

19 February, 2018 · 1 Comment

6/10 Commandments

There’s a segment on the BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Show called ‘What Makes Us Human’ where a notable guest reads out an essay they wrote about their take on … Continue reading

12 February, 2018 · 1 Comment

Recycling, Space Travel, and 11:11

I have found myself watching a few Youtube videos made by a couple who live on a canal/narrow boat. I won’t be more specific than that, but yesterday’s offering was … Continue reading

11 February, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mod-Cons – the throw-away society, by design

The term “mod-cons” cropped up recently and I questioned it like I never before: “It has the word ‘con’ in it!” The term is supposed to refer to “modern day … Continue reading

9 February, 2018 · 4 Comments

Yoga for Cyclists with Calvin Corzine / Alo Yoga

4 videos below, or read on for my introduction. Near the beginning of the year I discovered Alo Yoga on Youtube doing a 30 Day Mindful Movement, a challenge/sequence of … Continue reading

8 February, 2018 · Leave a comment

Self-help books, and Youtube

Over on Dr Martina Feyzrakhmanova’s blog she mentioned self-help books and the self-help industry. Also being a lover of books I am familiar with the self-help section of my local … Continue reading

6 February, 2018 · 1 Comment