Life Labs

New Year New Me: Attempt 526.5

New Year New Me: Attempt 526.5

I reckon I've had more attempts at establishing a running habit, than it ever took to break my smoking one! Facebook told me a few days ago that the good intentions started way back at the beginning of 2009. And I can't count how many more times I've started, only to...

Surviving The Plastic Bag Charge

Surviving The Plastic Bag Charge

Last month English shops started to charge their customers 5p for a single-use plastic bag. This has caused some consternation on my Facebook Feed, with several people leaving shops all but balancing their purchases on their heads, while praying that nothing falls and...

The Books That Help Me Sleep

The Books That Help Me Sleep

The most surprising thing about having Chronic Fatigue was the insomnia.  Even if I could get to sleep, it wouldn't be for long, and I'd be stuck, wide awake, and bored in the wee small hours.  I knew watching TV would exacerbate matters, so I would turn to one of my...