Slow : for those who think life's too fast
Call Number: PER 641.013 SLO
Publisher Morrison Media P/L North Burgleigh Qld.
Holdings WAI LRC - 5 years
Location - Cabinets - all editions
Slow is all about slowing down and enjoying life. Articles about lifestyles, food that is healthy and quick to prepare, health and fitness, crafts and hobbies and travel are some of the topics that can be found in this magazine.
The website expands on the philosophy behind this interesting magazine with the following words -
The ubiquitous complaints of our times are all to do with time, and the lack of it.
“I’m too busy.”
“I can’t believe the year’s almost over.”
“Time seems to be speeding up.”
Why has a lack of time, a sense of life racing by, of having too much on our plates, become the pervading theme of our age? Progress was meant to be about saving time - labour saving devices freeing us from the shackles of menial labour, greater efficiencies in the home and workplace, faster transport, more instantaneous communications. The great irony is in the race to save time we have generated a whirlwind in which we are now all enmeshed. How often do we hear people wishing to get off the merry-go-round?
Slow Living Magazine aspires to offer the reader real, practical, tangible ways to claim back time in their lives - fun, varied and inspiring strategies big and small for a saner and gentler paced lifestyle. Whether it’s a simple slow-cooked recipe for a luxuriously long family lunch or an entire paradigm shift in lifestyle, Slow Living Magazine provides inspiring and tangible case studies in how to live a more leisurely and enriching life. (Website)