Vitality with Esyltt

Getting out of my comfort zone on the Holland Track

It’s taken several decades to convince me that camping could be as much fun as glamping. As my biological clock chimes mid 50’s I am more eager for the ‘road less travelled’. Early in our married life we went on a camping trip. We borrowed a tent and set off for a long weekend away from…

Delightful, delicious dining

Food is more than calories One of the myths commonly held in modern Western culture is that food is equal to calories. Some people still think that counting calories is the uninspiring route to a healthy weight. The reality is that food is far more than calories. Which explains why some people eat lots of…

Birthdays, birth dates, celebrations, tradition, and ageing

Recently there was a birthday in our family, prompting thoughts about the significance of birthdays. We are in the habit of celebrating with a lavish spread of the birthday boy or girl’s favourite food. We make a cake, light the candles and sing “Happy Birthday”. During lunch, the subject of birthday cards was raised. Expensive…