Happy 70th birthday NHS

It is the 70th birthday of the NHS. Where to start? I suppose with something that’s obviously close to me. Looking at cancer alone – 50% of people get cancer. That means you, and your mum. Or your partner and your dad. Or your sister and your best friend. I know of people in the…

Reiki road test

Ok, as promised, it is time to report back on my experience with… REIKI!!! Reiki was basically exactly what I was expecting. But I promise I really did go with an open mind. I went in and was asked to lie down on the bed after a brief introduction. There was some lavender oil diffusing…

Complementary therapies…

I once went and saw this very expensive ‘specialist’ on recommendation from some friends as a last ditch effort to fix my shoulder pain. He was… A chiropractor and acupuncturist and… some sort of voodoo man. I mean I’m already sceptical of chiropractors – I have been warned of them by physios before that they’re…