Tips And Tricks

See-thru mask

TWO DADS DEVELOP A NON-THREATENING MASK When two dads from Surrey found themselves reassuring their children that masks should not be seen as frightening, and were being worn for safety, they both decided that there must be a better option than the opaque masks we...

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Ordering Fruit and Veg. Online

Old-fashioned service A company that cares During Lockdown, I became a reluctant online order user, and different companies delivered good, bad and indifferent produce - often bad - especially fruit and veg.  I must be getting really old, because I can remember the...

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Cooking when disabled

The Cheating Chef   When I was eight, I decided it was time I learnt to cook, I made meringues, and had an early lesson in how to disgust people with my cooking.  Thinking that bright green coloured meringues were fun to make, it was disappointing that none of...

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Cold

Take care - it's dangerously cold! And what is almost as bad, a lot of cold weather in Britain comes with DAMP. This is not helpful for those with joint pain, as well as low immunity and other cancer-related problems. So you are NOT being a wimp if you do as much as...

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Better than clapping for the NHS

Christmas presents for the NHS This summer, we stood on our doorsteps and clapped to thank frontline workers, particularly NHS staff.  However, clapping is all very well, but at Christmas it's time to give something more tangible - and it is nice if this has a touch...

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Having a Scan in comfort

Having a Scan More and more doctors are calling for scans to aid diagnosis.  These are super-efficient, but the machinery can look frightening, especially for an MRI Scan, where you slide head-first into a tunnel. The tunnel is in the middle of the machine with the...

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