It’s cold outside. Well that’s winter for you. It seems to come back every year with its lack of light and freezing temperatures. If you’re worried about those rising fuel bills when you turn up the heat then there are plenty of way to keep warm without burning the planet.
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November 14, 2011
Madonna once said that music makes the people come together. We take that sort of thing to heart here at Calm Your Beans and want you to feel the love with what we think are some amazing sounds.
November 13, 2011
On the 4th of November 1918, Wilfred Owen was killed by a shot to the head near the village of Joncourt in Picardy, northern France. Today we remember him with his poem Strange Meeting.
November 11, 2011
If you are feeling a little frazzled after a crazy week at work, looking after your family or just a little too much socializing take 2.24 minutes out of your Friday, press play on this video and come out the other end feeling a little calmer.
November 6, 2011
The life of Baudelaire is a pretty decent playing-out of the fantasy life many folks imagine poets enjoy. His work inspired many of the great poets at the turn of the 20th century.
November 1, 2011
Reflexology is an ancient technique that is based on the belief that pressure points in the hands and feet are connected to different parts of our bodies. With this easy guide you can try it yourself and feel the benefits.
October 31, 2011
There is nothing better than getting into a nice warm bath, especially in these winter months. Not only will a bath heat you up after a chilly day out in the cold, it will also help you to relax.
October 30, 2011
Percy Bysshe Shelley is a man whose personal life is probably better known than his work as an writer and political agitator. But we have a poem so you should totally read it.
October 23, 2011
Walt Whitman is often cited as one of the parents of American poetry, and the original edition of Leaves of Grass sounds as fresh today as it ever has.