hmsies.

Cultural experiences and funny musings by two twenty-somethings living abroad

Have We Lost The Capacity To Be Alone?

“The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it’s not. It is an existential truth: only those people who are capable … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

5 Easy Ways to Get Out of a Rut

So it’s the middle of April but how many of us are still feeling as if we haven’t quite shaken off the lethargic winter season? As our previous post, 5 … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

No pain, no gain? Why some exercises might actually be bad for you!

It may sound a bit odd but I really never thought about the harmful effects of exercise before. We are all told to work out for the good energy, good … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · 2 Comments

5 Tips To Put Some Spring in your Step

Yey! We are finally in Spring people! Unless you’re French that is, in which case we’re still in winter as spring for them is 21st March. Talk about pessimism, eh? … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

Fat Jasper Part 2: Ready, steady, flop

So, here I am 2 weeks into my diet and workout regime but I’m afraid to say I got off to a false start, as over the last two weeks … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fat Jasper Part 1: Downsize me!

Hello, my name is Jasper and at this moment at time, I weigh in at 16st 10lb (106kg) – which is a good weight for someone of a particular height … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

Why going “healthy” ain’t so easy

A few weeks ago, we decided to meet up in the lovely city that is B-right-on and do as the alternative/organic locals do and be healthy. Little did we know, … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 2 Comments