Firewood – Who Cares What I Burn in My Outdoor Fire Pit?

May-be no one, except those sitting around the fire. However, many people do care what they burn in their outdoor fire pit or fireplace. Reasons include cost, practicality, ease of use, performance, health, even ecology. Since this article focuses on firewood, it is enough to recommend avoiding any temptation to burn solid matter other than…

Discovering Mojacar: Land of Enchantment

I’m from South America, I speak English and Spanish, I lived a while in Tampa (USA), and came to Mojacar 17 years ago to never leave. As a citizen of Mojacar, I see people arriving each year from many countries with the intention to retire here or start a new life either alone or with…

An Explanation of Lloyd’s Slips

Lloyd’s slips were originally pieces of paper containing all the details of a risk to be placed on the Lloyd’s of London insurance market, although today these are accepted electronically. Lloyd’s slips are documents in a standard format which are intended to assist not only the underwriter giving consideration to the risks presented to them…

Advantages and Disadvantages of Cable Broadband

Cable broadband is undoubtedly becoming the main connection of choice for many users nowadays. This type of internet service relies on the data sent and received by the cable provider. Since many companies are offering this service, a lot of subscribers are taking interest of this option because of its several advantages. This, of course,…

The Importance Of Excel In The Workplace

Excel is perhaps the most important computer software program used in the workplace today. That’s why so many workers and prospective employees are required to learn Excel in order to enter or remain in the workplace. From the viewpoint of the employer, particularly those in the field of information systems, the use of Excel as…

The Third-Person Self-Distancing Technique

One purpose of formal meditation is to learn to see things as they are instead of as you think they should, would or could be. Meditation in this context means seeing the truth of things, and an effective way to express truth is to write, speak, think or observe in the third person – he…

Thermal Mugs: Plastic Vs Stainless Steel

The basic design of thermal mugs, whether they are plastic or stainless steel is the same – double wall insulation with a lid to seal the top. But even though stainless steel versions cost more than plastic versions, in the long run, they are the best deal for travelers. They can also be made of…

100 Calories Or Less

It's 3 pm on Tuesday and your tummy is rumbling. Do head for the vending machine and go straight for chocolate? No! Choose a snack that is just enough to give you that nice feeling of enjoyment, without packing on the unwanted pounds! Check out our favorite low-cal snacks, some even perfect for poolside! Something…

Highest Fiber Foods Make You Strong

The possible advantages of a high fiber diet are immune, but most of it has to do with your digestive system. Fiber does promote overall health too though, including your teeth, arteries and heart. Many fresh fruits and vegetables that you already enjoy are high in fiber. Avocados, mangos, apples, carrots, beans, cereals, whole grain…

How To Drink Tequila

Most of us, simply have tequila shots. Well this is a very “tourist” approach to tequila. Lets dive in the intricacies of Tequila drinking and explore the different kinds of tequilas and how they are drunk. Often when you order for tequila shots, you will either be served a blanca or plata. This means that…