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Project 4: Dying to try it –trying to diet

Concept: Reflections on food and nutrition and the pluses, perils and pitfalls of trying to adopt better habits and lose weight. What did i find that works for me and what didn't. Assignment 2 at Toastmasters


Two thirds of UK citizens are now overweight or obese.   The cost of obesity to the NHS is predicted at £4 … Continue Reading ››

Project 3: My father, a personal Eulogy

Delivered in the public speaking competition at Toastmaster 22/02/2012

A personal eulogy for my father


Andrew Philip Sandars 1/9/1943-6/1/2012

IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs... Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, And-which is more-you'll be Man, my son!
Rudyard Kipling's understanding of man was forged in the emotional heat of losing his son at the prime of life in World War One. Words can be astonishingly hard to … Continue Reading ››

Project 2: Walkies boy! Walking= OK + Fit + Fun

Over the five summer months since late April I done 400 miles of my 10 mile daily commute on foot walking cross country between my home in Newport Pagnell and my work here. I started 2011 with a real age 10 years old than my true age (RealAge.com). I was nearly 26 stone (165 kg). I … Continue Reading ››

Not Capt. Jack Sparrow's compass, but mine!! Life is a daring adventure. This my place to push at boundaries!