Is Poetry the Real Food of Love?

Isn’t it funny how different buttons pressed at the right time can trigger the most imaginative and erotic experiences? Recently I was introduced to the Iranian poet, Rumi,  and up until that point my encounters of this nature extended only to English Romantics. I will always remember my interpretation of … Continue reading

Bell Makers and Giant Mushrooms: Exploring the Unexpected

There’s something intrinsically satisfying about riding the train to the end of the line. Some thirteen hours out of Bangkok, Ubon Ratchathani  province is nearly at the Thai-Laos boarder. The city of same name to a working town with none of the picturesque colonial stylings, enduring cultural practices, sunny beaches … Continue reading

Training Advice for Ectomorphs

Ectomorphs have long lean limbs with a limited amount of muscularity. Whilst this gives them great definition, the ectomorph has a limited capacity for stress. Weight training with a hypercalorific diet will help gain muscle, but it’s best not to overtrain with many sets of many different exercises. Limit your … Continue reading

Walk Innovation – Step 2

Recently, City Connect introduced Adam Shaw and Walk Innovation. Read now more about Walk Innovation. This week Adam Shaw talks about Step 2 and you can watch his video here: Welcome to Walk Innovation’s Active Energy System – Step 2: A technique to help you get more motivation, focus and health. … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Alfred Hitchcock

On 13 August City Connect celebrates the anniversary of the birth of Alfred Hitchcock, one of the most famous and innovative film directors and producers of the 20th century. He is best remembered as a pioneer in the genre of psychological thrillers and as the director of such famous films as North … Continue reading

Is It Masculine to Care About Nutrition?

I’ve noticed something about the healthy food movement of which I am a part. It lacks MEN. Sure, some of the prominent figures are men, like Joel Salatin, Mark McAfee, Peter Kennedy, Esq., David Gumpert, Russell Blaylock, MD, and some others. But leaders alone don’t make a movement. A movement … Continue reading

Thailand: An Ongoing Adventure

You meet them in droves when traveling, people who’ve ‘done’ Fiji, the Amazon and China. Three weeks on a tourist bus and they have miraculously acquired supreme knowledge of the food (delicious but avoid the water), the people (so friendly!) and sites (amazing, but not nearly as good as Angkor … Continue reading

Soup – A Miracle for Fat Loss

Some people tell me they don’t like soup. I say ‘what’s not to love?’ I call it a ‘miracle in a bowl’ for a host of very good reasons and spend copious hours endeavouring to convince non-believers! My closest friend (and soup supremo), Jean Barr and I have been on … Continue reading

Stress & Cortisol

We are all accustomed to feeling stressed from time to time, be it work related, general fatigue, linked to a hectic home life or everyday problems. The effects of stress are wide ranging. Stress hormones trigger back pain, weaken the immune system, increase blood sugar, promote diabetes, increase the chances … Continue reading

Give The The Right Personalized Gift To Your Loved One

Yes, we all know that twenty-first century is all about personalized gifts. These are one perfect outcome of the trending world, revolutionizing the way we gift each other. Each of these is available in a grand array of variety and the category is becoming big as life day by day. … Continue reading