Bugs Galore, Friends or Foes?

Bugs galore, friends or foes? I seem to have developed an allergy to insect bites. Years ago a bumble bee got trapped in my trouser leg, and in its frustration, stung me on the ankle. Having lived in Africa most of my life, it never occurred to me to get medical help for a sting. … Continue reading Bugs Galore, Friends or Foes?

Praise for the NHS

  In the last few years I have spent more time in hospitals visiting loved ones than I had ever expected. The hospitals ranged from The Children’s Hospital in Bristol, The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, The Bristol Royal Infirmary, Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, Franklyn Hospital in Exeter, with short forays to the community … Continue reading Praise for the NHS