Another Day Another Milestone.

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet 🙂

Today is a happy day.

The sun is streaming through my window, flooding my office with brilliant brightness as I write. These are the kind of days that make you feel alive and happy to be so.

Plus there is another reason for smiling. Today I officially reached 800 followers on the blog!

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Looking Back Over My Shoulder Pt4

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.

It’s Friday!

Yippee!

A bit too much?

Yeah, I suppose so BUT it’s the weekend and here in the U.K the start of a three day weekend by virtue of the fact we have a Bank Holiday on Monday so that’s an extra day of freedom!

I hope this weekend holds as much for you as it does for me. I am actually wondering how I will fit it all in because there is so many activities planned as I said yesterday in my video and this evening they kick off with a Dinner and Dance at my friend’s Mother’s Dementia care unit. I know it’s not the usual way that I would have once torn up the town on a Friday night but it is something that will make her mum happy and that in itself is a smile worthy thing if ever there was one.

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Video Killed The Radio Star….

Well not really if I am honest. But it certainly did massively reduce the writing time here on the blog.

Good Old Buggles…. 🙂

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. Today brings us Thursday and and as you know, Thursday is one day closer to the end of the week so that is something for us all to be happy about.

It’s nearly the weekend!

Anyway, back here on Planet Magnet and with reality biting hard, I have decided that I shall try to adhere to some of the promises I make on a daily basis when it comes to this blog. To that end I shall video once a week on a Thursday, I shall post my recipes on a Tuesday and I shall give you my life story on a Friday. The rest of the time I dare say I shall fill in with some hardcore nonsense…..

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UNDERSTANDING THE “BASS ACKWARD” PERSPECTIVE IN FOOD & DRUG ADVERTISING

Good Afternoon world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. I hope this hump day finds you as busy as me with no regard for it being a hump day.
In fact there is little time for regard of much today although one thing that stopped me in my tracks this morning was a post by my friend Dr Jonathan at All About Healthy Choices.
So much so did it stop me in my tracks that I feel that anything I could write today would pale into insignificance compared to this. To that end I have decided to re-blog his post (with Dr J’s permission) and let you guys read it for yourself.
Even if you have read it already, please read it again and digest it because it is ALARMING to say the least.

Any way, enjoy this post.

‘Till tomorrow,
Stay out of the fridge.

All About Healthy Choices

SittingLet’s make this simple! Let’s reduce health to two categories; FOOD and DRUGS.

The fast food industry spends approximately:

4.2 BILLION in advertising to generate approximately 199 billion in sales.

The pharmaceutical industry spends approximately:

30.5 BILLION dollars in advertising to generate approximately 1 trillion in sales.

The largest health food chain (Whole Foods) spends approximately:

20 MILLION dollars in advertising to generate approximately 13 billion in sales.

What do these numbers mean?

FOR THE FAST FOOD INDUSTRY:  Great profits are created by using advertising dollars to promote their industry whose products continue to destroy the health and quality of life of the average consumer.

FOR THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY: Even greater profits are created by using advertising dollars to promote their industry whose products are designed to be used (to a large extent) to maintain chronic disease (ex. diabetes, IBS, high blood pressure, cardiac disease, etc…)

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We’ll Have A Bit Of A Tasty Tuesday Today…

Good Morning world and thanks for Tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet! I trust today’s second day of the week, the day when I share my minuscule culinary skills, see’s you bright eyed and bushy tailed and charging head first into the bright day filled with possibilities that is Tuesday…

A Tasty Tuesday no less.

So what do I have for you today?

Well I thought I would make a little Salmon and Lentils.

Very healthy.

So let’s get to it.

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It’s Wanting What You’ve Got….*

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.

Today brings us yet another start to a new week. A week where anything is possible.

And that is what I want to talk about today.

We some of us go through life hitting ourselves over the head with a metaphorical book of “should have and should have not’s” wondering if we will ever learn from our mistakes, if we will ever get to where we want to be. If we will ever achieve what we truly think should be ours to achieve and if we will ever be content.

Well, nowadays the way I see it is that life is a journey and not a race. It took me years to realise that life is to be enjoyed as much as you can. Not to be searching for something that is always “just out of reach” but maybe consider that something that is right under your nose.

Today I look at what is in my life right now and I gladly embrace it.

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Get Stuck Into The Weekend

Good Afternoon world and thanks for tuning in to a long awaited weekend here on Planet Magnet.

Due to the fact I am getting stuck into the weekend and enjoying myself so much that time has literally evaporated, today we have nothing to add to the pages of this fine blog of mine (ooh, get me… 😉 )but as I always say I want to post every single day, I cannot miss one day randomly unless I forewarn you of this event.

To that end I shall not be posting today (yeah, yeah, I know it’s a bit short notice) OR tomorrow but I WILL be back on Monday for you guys to sample further delights of my witty, intelligent and enlightened points of view (obviously I refer to a different blog when i say such things…)

So with all of that said, bye for now…

‘Till Monday,

Stay out of the fridge.

Looking Back Over My Shoulder Pt3

Good morning friends and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.

I’m sure many of you have already started smiling because it’s Friday and I hope I can keep that smile going through the day as I bring you yet more stories from my past life.

However, if you missed the first two installments, fear not because all you need do is follow the links and all will be caught up – Looking Back Over My Shoulder Pt1 and Pt2

So where did we get to last time?

Well I think I had just started my new career into the Motor Industry…..

So this was really where my life began I suppose. I had finally started a job that I loved with a boss who was supportive and helpful. Someone who believed in people, someone who saw the ability in people. Unfortunately his boss didn’t behave the same.

Ordinarily I would not name or shame people I have met along my life but the man who owned the garage where I sold the cars was the biggest old curmudgeon I think I have ever had the misfortune of meeting.

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A Slight Change Of Plan To The Scheduled Programming

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.

Today I was going to be sharing a post that was going to lay out all of my requirements for the next stage of the walk and ask if you might all get involved.

However.

I made a mistake.

I had forgotten that I had yet another appearance on TV for you guys to watch.

So in the interest of fairness, why not leave lots of comments and do lots of shares of this latest interview so that we might get the word out further.

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Get Ready…. To Give Me Help….

Good Afternoon world and thanks for tuning in to Planet Magnet.

Today I am only saying a few words because I want you guys to start thinking about how you will be able to help me with this walk.

If you can re-blog my next post, that would be great. If you are on Twitter and can re-tweet my tweets then that too would be great.

What ever you can do will be brilliant.

Just get ready to do it!!!

‘Till tomorrow,

Stay out of the fridge….!