Showing posts from June, 2016

Shaken Not Stirred: Why James Bond Ordered a Shaken Martini

Image: Pixabay Reasons why James Bond ordered his martini "shaken, not stirred"  "Shaken, not stirred." Those timeless words of James Bond are known to all generations. Yet is it really the best way for consumers to enjoy a martini? According to , shaking is not the traditional option.  The Huffington Post  blames all that shaking for the 'cloudiness' of the concoction. The drink would get cold and light as the ice melts. Live Science  reported on scientists who revealed why Bond ordered this variation. It's because of health reasons, possibly from drinking to much to begin with. " James Bond's famous catchphrase "shaken, not stirred" may have stemmed from his inability to stir his drinks due to an alcohol-induced tremor affecting his hands, researchers reveal in a new, tongue-in-cheek medical report. Such a tremor would be likely in a spy who drank more than four times the recommended limit of alcoh

Balanced Enough

Life balance is a hot topic. People want to balance work, family, romance, friends, hobbies, travel... The list goes on. In a way, we all want it all. We want diverse things which all take up time. No one human being can be at two places at once. Big decisions are made about how time is invested. There is no such thing as perfect realistic balance. Show me one person who actually has everything working out as wanted. It would be quite surprising. I am happy with being balanced enough. Most of these life domains could always have more of something. Just do what you can.