Review: P.R.I.M.E.R. Goals

Damon Zahariades claims that the only book you’ll ever need in goal achievement is the P.R.I.M.E.R. Goal Setting Method. Zahariades developed his method inspired by many other popular goal setting methods, which he expanded on to address their flaws. For instance, Zahariades considers most standard goal setting strategies such as the popular SMART goal setting…

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Blog Maintenance

Hello again 🧹  I’m doing a bit of housekeeping in my blog so things might be going slightly haywire for a bit. Since I’m combining old posts from my other blogs, if you’re following my site, you might notice a lot of these posts piling up in your feeder, which is to be expected (no…

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A Bit of This & That

This summer has been immensely taxing. It’s the first summer for me to spend it entirely in Kuwait. It’s akin to telling a bird they won’t migrate north in winter. Only it’s summer not winter, and birds that don’t migrate usually hibernate. It would have been lovely to hibernate and avoid the scourging heat but…

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The Llechwedd Caverns

The Brits sometimes joke and say Wales is a region that ‘roofed the world’ and it seems last week it also carried my lunch! This is usually referred to the substantial amount of slate Wales produced and sent across Europe, the US and Australia during the 19th century. Slate is a basically a rock that was…

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Bodnant Garden

When we plan our trips we usually try to find attractions that aren’t very strenuous especially for elder people. The summer before we visited Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens and everyone enjoyed it. We decided to find more gardens to explore so last summer we headed to Bodnant Garden. I was worried it would be boring…

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Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle is a peculiar kind of building. For one thing it isn’t really as old as it looks. It was built in the 19th century on the grounds of an originally fortified medieval manor. It was built by Thomas Hopper who was commissioned by George Day Hawkins-Pennant. Hopper ditched the customary gothic design customary at…

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