Category Archives: English

Stock up on chocolate!

Stock up on chocolate!
No one and nothing can put a smile on my face like a good quality bar of 90% dark chocolate can. And i’m not alone anymore. An increasing number of studies suggest that it doesn’t have to be a guilty ...
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Sober September starts sharpish!

Sober September starts sharpish!
Yes, Sober September is here again. The summer holidays are over, the kids and poor teachers go back to school and the rest of us have started to think about coats and boots for the coming winter. So how can we make ...
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Robin Williams’ parting gift.

Robin Williams’ parting gift.
Robin Williams committed suicide. Even for the hard-hearted among us, that sentence will always cut to the bone. But it isn’t shameful and I’m glad we’re all talking about it. Robin’s battle with ...
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Warning: Hearts DO break

Warning: Hearts DO break
We’ve all been there. The break up of a relationship which results in the ensuing heartache: that truly physical, crippling pain. I don’t mind admitting; there have been times when I seriously thought ...
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Britain’s first Ebola case

Britain’s first Ebola case
The first British casualty of the latest Ebola virus outbreak has been flown back to London and is being treated in isolation. William Pooley, 29, a volunteer nurse, had travelled to Sierra Leone to help the victims of ...
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New proposals to lower drink-drive limit

New proposals to lower drink-drive limit
MPs recommended today that health warnings about the dangers of drinking should be fixed to bottles of alcohol, wine and cans of beer. The measures are needed, they say, in order to tackle a “national pandemic” of ...
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