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Category Archives: Health
A report by the Commonwealth Fund which compared the health systems of 11 countries gave top marks to Britain’s tax-funded universal National Health Service. If only there wasn’t this tiny detail which dampens the jubilant mood just a bit:
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) writes that eating more insects could help fight world hunger. I am doing that already: UN, FAO and world hunger, you are welcome for my help!
Whenever I walk through a mosquito- or fly-infested forest or swamp, I light up a cigar. A strong one preferably. It keeps these rowdy little animals at bay. Now I am happy to have discovered that this is no excuse … Continue reading
Sark, one of the Channel Islands, doesn’t have cars. People move around mostly on bicycle. There are also some horse-drawn carriages and a few tractors, mainly to pick up supplies from the harbour. There are so few people that license … Continue reading
In Budapest, I saw this health warning on a cigar which I bought to reward myself for having run my best result ever in a half marathon: I don’t speak Hungarian, but the picture of an apple indicated to me … Continue reading
“I am Ebola,” he said, extending his hand with rather too much confidence, as if this was a job interview instead of a date. She hardly had time to sit down before he continued: “I am currently the most feared virus in the … Continue reading