10 Tips for Job Interviews

Lets face it the job market is horrendous at the moment. Especially sought after well paid jobs. It's like your competing in an arena, full of people armed with spears whilst blindfolded. Throw in some recruiters who are trying to channel you into fire pits and vacancies they need to fill and it's a total nightmare. So I've made a list of 10 things I think and personally have found out are helpful things to know while navigating these dicey waters. 

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Pollen Problems

This year in the UK the pollen count has been sky high  lasting for a much longer period than we are used too. Mr Defender suffers dreadfully from hayfever his eyes are sore and itchy, his throat also is closed and all of his nasal system is affected as though he has a heavy cold.... Continue Reading →

Consensus on Fitness Ebooks

I personally am not a fan of an Ebook. And I have a long list of reasons why firstly I love books. I love the smell of them, the texture of them, the weight of them. I also like the fact that when you're reading a book you have a total sense of escapism from... Continue Reading →

What is a Superfood?

Superfoods are everywhere... they're mentioned in magazines, health blogs, aritcles, the press literally everywhere. Currently the top trending foods are Tumeric, Moringa and literally anything fermented it seems. But what are they ? Google dictionary helpfully describes a superfood as 'a nutrient rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being'. But surely... Continue Reading →

Light Slaw

I love mayonnaise, I'd say that about a year ago I was having it with every other meal. Here's an easy to make recipe for a low calorie fresh slaw minus the mayo. It's dead easy to make, full of fresh vegetables and nutrients and is perfect on a summer's day. Ingredients 2 Carrots 2... Continue Reading →

Mr Defenders Home Brew

Mr Defender is a man who likes to move. He likes to be doing something. On his Fitbit he averages fifteen thousand steps per day, which is incredible considering he drives for a living either around the UK or in farm machinery. You can imagine that when he was forced to take two weeks holiday... Continue Reading →

Four Tips to Keep Active

I try to work out three-four times a week for a good 30 minutes on each occasion, but I know how hard it can be to find the motivation to do it. So if you are struggling I have a few pointers for keeping up morale and generating that momentum up of getting active. Change... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Food Sourcing

In 2016 the Food Standards Agency did a survey of food waste across the whole of the UK. Their conclusions showed that ‘‘The UK throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year, the majority of which could have been eaten. Wasting this food costs the average household in the UK £470 a year’’. More shockingly The... Continue Reading →

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