Month: December 2013

Baking without grain flour or sugar.

I love baking. Increasingly I’m finding it difficult to bake sugar and grain-rich items while I encourage people to follow a low sugar and low grain diet. Here then is my beta version of carrot cake without grain flour and sugar. I used pureed banana 

An open letter to the medical profession

It saddens but doesn’t surprise me that there is such a vitriolic response to Prof Tim Noakes’ recommendation of a low carbohydrate, high fat diet to achieve sustainable weight loss. It saddens me because I, and so many of us, have elevated the medical profession 

Luxury Africa in Madikwe

As first seen on When Rolf Steiner and Marisa Silva, two Swiss Re executives working out of Sau Paulo, Brazil purchased Rhulani Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve, near the South African border of Botswana, passion, not profit, was their motivation. Rolf, Swiss born 

My Zambian movies

While staying at Royal Chundu, Island Lodge in Zambia I used the Go Pro Hero 3 camera I’m reviewing to make these two movies – one is 30 seconds, the other a minute. I’ve never used editing software before and found iMovie very easy to 

The start of the end.

I feel a little sad at this being the start of the last month of the year. In my personal and work life I think 2013 has been my best year. I succeeded in keeping off the 70kg I shed last year, I did my