November 10, 2014

Stay fit even if you’re at the computer desk 24/7

stay fit with computer

SITTING for prolonged periods of time has negative effects on health, with a 14-year study conducted by the American Cancer Society concluding that:  “Prolonged time spent sitting, independent of physical activity, has been shown to have important metabolic consequences, and may influence things like triglycerides, high density lipoprotein, cholesterol, fasting plasma glucose, resting blood pressure,…...

Letter to the friend who won’t answer their phone


I knew I had to get across to you somehow when you wouldn’t answer phone calls or emails and text messages. When you wouldn’t come over for lunch or dinner or even a cup of tea when invited, much less drop in uninvited like you used to. I just want to tell you: I know…...

The Thamud to TE Lawrence, the Who’s Who of Wadi Rum

Wadi-Rum jordan

Wadi Rum also known as The Valley of the Moon is the largest valley in Jordan, cut into the sandstone and granite rock, 60 km to the east of Aqaba. The name Rum most likely comes from an Aramaic root meaning ‘high’ or ‘elevated’ , but archaeologists transcribe it as Wadi Ramm to reflect its…...