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Olive Oil for Healthy Hair

It is without a doubt that olive oil has a number of benefits, from making our cooking healthy to its moisture benefits for our skin and now, it can be used to keep our hair healthy and in my case, dandruff free. 542 more words

Fashion History: Doc Martens

Dr. Martens have been around for ages- I am told my Grandfather used to wear them in the 1960s an in honour of his late memory I thought it would be good to honour the brand he loved so dearly by educating myself and you at home about the history of Doc Martens. 364 more words


The Eurovision 2016 song contest in an R Shiny app


In just a few weeks the Eurovision 2016 song contest will be held again. There are 43 participants, two semi-finals on the 10th and 12th of May and a final on the 14th of May. 701 more words


Is it unusually cold today?

The frequently miserable Swedish weather often makes me think “Is it just me, or is it unusually cold today?” Occasionally, it’s the reverse scenario – “Hmm, seems weirdly warm for April 1st – I wonder what the typical temperature this time of year is?” So I made myself a little Shiny app which is now hosted… 147 more words



A Photo a Week Challenge: Reflective Surfaces

This is a fun topic for this week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill. Fun … and sometimes challenging. Reflective surfaces can be easy or difficult, depending on the light. 16 more words


Niska (Firefly)

“Do you know the writings of Shan Yu?”

Shan Yu, Warrior Poet or Psychotic Dictator- it all depends on point of view. He said you could live with a man for forty years, eat with him, pray with him, speak with him on every subject; then carry him up a mountain, hold him over a volcano… only then will you truly meet the man. 186 more words