The Last Furlong

Comments on the race of life.


Water fixation

Every week, I go to swim. There is a person there who actually swims with her bottle of water put on the side of the pool. Now and again she goes to it and drinks. Continue reading


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The Furlongs are forced to exercise by the dog.  Continue reading


My conclusion is that there is no conclusion

For eleven days I have been following Dr McDougal’s starch based diet.  Continue reading

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“Public Health” – Christopher Snowdon – thank you!

It really is about time people spoke up!

Here’s one who does – Christopher Snowdon – whose new book Killjoys is downloadable FREE here Continue reading


Let it happen – Alan Watts

I really enjoy listening to Alan Watts.  This time of year, with everyone tearing around, stressed, anxious, over taxed, something like listening to Alan Watts talking about  tzu jan (letting it happen by itself) might be most comforting.

Well, it is to me. Continue reading


I have changed my mind – yes – changed my mind

I am going to change my eating habits. I’m sure I will tell you all about it as I go along next year. For five or more years, I have been following a ‘Primal diet’ – in fact, a lot of those years I was in Ketosis on a Primal/Paleo diet. Ketosis is simply what happens to you when you are fasting.  Continue reading


Wrapping presents

The worst thing about Christmas preparations for this Furlong is wrapping gifts. Continue reading