Barbecue Talk

This a new section we are adding to make casual conversation a little easier.  You know what it is like when you go to a function and people are bringing up topics you have no idea about.  We gave it a casual name as it is for casual conversation.  Just something to give you a general understanding.  Actually it is...

Is Self Improvement real?

With so many self help gurus around today it seems like every second person is a business or life coach with everything you need to be rich, happy and successful. Mostly it’s an unregulated industry so it can be hard to figure out who to take notice of. So can you really improve yourself? I am into self improvement and...

Why I like media streaming players

When Netflix arrived it was like all my viewing dreams had come true. In fact with all the streaming services available I don’t watch free to air anymore. So many times I would watch a series only to find an episode was missing or moved and the season was ruined. All the TV I watch now comes through the internet....

Relaxation massage – art based on science

Anyone who thinks massage is not a science has not studied to be a massage therapist. To massage properly a therapist needs to know the soft tissues of the body and what they do, the nervous system, the cardiovascular system and much more. A massage therapist must fully understand these systems to be proficient but to perform a relaxation massage...

R.I.P Presto. What’s next?

I will disclose at the start that I wasn’t a great fan of Presto. It was more expensive than it’s competitors for premium content that I never found premium. I always found it silly to charge 50% more than your competition no matter how good you think you are. Now it is dead and buried do you turn to Foxtel...

What is your Maximum Heart Rate?

If you are like me you may be wondering why people in fitness circles always talk about their maximum heart rate. What bearing does it have on your fitness regime? Is it really relevant or just a buzzword that people like to use. The best way of describing your maximum heart rate is that it is used to express training...