Dispensing good health advice can take time
Compare health care for the sixty-six million humans here in the UK with other countries and you'd be forgiven for believing we dwell in some health Paradise. It's free - free to see a doctor, free to go to hospital, in some cases free to be seen by a dentist.
Guilty as charged ... at least of good writing
It's a real challenge to review an ocean adventure story like Sailing to Purgatory and to sum it up in very much less than the book's own 75,000 words, as we have seen on these pages.
Dogs can go down to the lonely sea again ...
Poet Robert Graham has good news for dogs which used to enjoy the delights of playing at the seaside. Now they can be the best of seaside sights themselves. The canine summertime ban ends this weekend!