Philosophies of a Downshifter: thinking about the ‘good life’

Downshift your time commitments and enjoy more 'life'
Downshift your time commitments and enjoy more 'life'

Earlier this year, I made a connection with a delightful gentleman by the name of David Frayne.

He was conducting research on one of my favourite subjects, downshifting, and I put him in touch with a few of my contacts.

Following on from my recent piece about the Menmuir family, I thought you might also be interested to read David’s very insightful conclusions from his study.

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Who Would You Give the Landfill Prize to?

[EDIT – HOT NEWS JUST RECEIVED FROM JOHN NAISH!]

I came across the Landfill Prize earlier this year whilst chatting to my good friend author Carl Honoré, who’d been signed up as a judge; incidentally, he’s also one of my celebrity case studies in the book.

The Landfill Prize was the brainchild of John Naish, author of another great read, Enough: Breaking Free From the World of More and another of my celebrity case studies in the book!

Here are a few words from the man himself: Continue reading “Who Would You Give the Landfill Prize to?”