Archive for January, 2014

Food is fuel

Posted in Uncategorized on 05/01/2014 by Jen Healey

Hearthside Ramblings

What with the festive season over now, many people are feeling bloated from the odd tradition that has evolved within our culture of stuffing ourselves stupid with food and alcohol, so they look to improve their diets in order to lose weight. Fine. But is it enough to change what you put into your mouth/body? I would rather inspire a change of perspective, which would most likely last a little longer than those (very well-intentioned) New Years resolutions that barely make it past February.

As my day job is a checkout operator for a large supermarket, I have been witness to the spending/shopping habits that we indulge in at Christmas time. It is staggering how we blow our budgets every year on this one day of feasting and gift-giving.
Goodness I do sound like a Grinch!
But this year, what with the current economic climate, focus being very much on…

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