Brian's Blog

…one man's contribution to the Weeeeerly Wild World

Earth Hour

Friday 23rd March, 8:30pm I’ve been taking part in Earth Hour (and Earth Day) for most years now. The general idea is to stop using electricity for the hour. This … Continue reading

23 March, 2018 · 1 Comment

Star Trek Discovery – Rip-offs and silliness

For the past few months I’ve been watching, with my sister, an episode a week of Star Trek Discovery. As expected it has been largely fun and entertaining, but I … Continue reading

15 March, 2018 · Leave a comment


On 7th March 2018, the BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show covered the topic of HSPs; Highly Sensitive People. I fall into the category of a sensitive person (based on … Continue reading

11 March, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Shout-Out to Followers

I have just gained my 300th follower (thanks to Dr Damon Ashworth) so I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of my followers; it’s nice to not … Continue reading

7 March, 2018 · 4 Comments

The nonsense (and un-greenness) of cycling

Towards the end of last year (yet still belatedly) I learned that Mark Beaumont had cycled round the world again, this time breaking his previous record by a crazy amount … Continue reading

6 March, 2018 · Leave a comment

Accepted Normality – obesity, T2.Diabetes and personal health

We all know there is an obesity epidemic (my recent post on Irn-Bru is a case in point); headlines have been featuring in the news, I would guess, on a … Continue reading

2 March, 2018 · 4 Comments

Ireland’s Bread Crisis

I learned over on Dr Martina Feyzrakhmanova’s blog that there is currently a bread crisis over in Ireland, due to the cold weather. Seemingly there has been a run on … Continue reading

1 March, 2018 · 1 Comment