Entries from the ‘Running’ category

Apple Watch or Pebble Time?

Watches

I’ve long been an early adopter of new technology. Ever since the purchase of an Amstrad CPC464 back in the 1980s, I’ve been intrigued and fascinated by the advancement of electronics, and what comes next.

Coupled with this fascination is the want to test and review select products ahead of the crowds, particularly those I believe could be of genuine use in everyday life.

Most recently, I’ve been testing a number of new fitness trackers and smartwatches, and asking “are they really worth it, and which one’s the best?”.

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The road ahead

Chap on a kid's bike cycling up a rock face

The tussle between work and home life is a constant challenge for the majority of grown-ups. Ideally there’d be a sweet-spot, but for most people there isn’t, such is the nature of present day business culture. People end up weighting their priorities towards work/career, or home/family/hobbies. All too often ‘career’ assumes default precedence, as it seems the only guarantee towards life survival. The older I get, the more I want to consciously push against this accepted norm.

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