The tragic tale of the lynx that got away

Growing up I was never a cat-lover; we grew up with big, crazy dogs, and one of my favourite animals is the Irish Setter, bright but a bit crazy – a little like me. But in recent years I’ve fallen for our feline friends. I love their independence, intelligence and...

The looming crisis of Antibiotic-resistance

The story of the discovery of the first antibiotic, penicillin, is amazing. You were probably taught the story at school – the discovery was a total accident. Dr Alexander Fleming, a Bacteriologist at St Mary’s Hospital in London, discovered Penicillin in 1928 whilst...

Should the government control our alcohol intake?

It’s common knowledge that I’m against the idea of a ‘Nanny State’. I believe people should use their own initiative and make their own decisions in order to stay healthy, rather than being controlled by external rules and regulations. However,...