World Cup 2014: Stay happy and healthy

If you’re lucky enough to be heading to Brazil this summer then your head will be buzzing with samba, football and the Copa Cabana. But have you had your Yellow Fever vaccination? I am not trying to scare you, but Yellow Fever would absolutely ruin your trip. One of...

WINNING – Who’s Keeping Score?

‘Whoever said, “it’s not whether you win or lose that counts”, probably lost.’ Martina Navratilova I’ve always liked that quote of Martina, she was a great athlete and a consummate winner; she hated to lose. That’s basically how I was brought up – it was all about...

Red Wine

Last night I treated myself to a wine tasting event hosted by the Antique Wine Company. But before the wine and frivolity happened, I heard two extraordinary lectures on the latest imaging techniques in Orthopaedics and Cardiology. I couldn’t help but ponder the links...

Size Zero – What’s all the fuss about

I’m a bit confused …  J-Lo, Beyonce, Lena Horne, Marilyn Monroe, Raquel Welch … what do these women have in common? Besides being beautiful, they are all full figured.  So I really am confused with size zero – why are women still aspiring to this emaciated look when...