Book Review

The Nun Study

David Snowdon’s Aging with Grace:  What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Living Longer, Healthier and More Meaningful Lives  has been on my reading list for some time now.    So I took it away with me on my travels this summer.  I’ll admit that, on first glance, a book published in 2001 which describes the early…

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What Can You Tell From A Smell

The food writer and broadcaster, Nigel Slater, got me thinking. In his book, ‘Eating for England’. he said that he chose a home for his  much loved Aunt Elvie based on the fact that it didn’t smell of wee.  If ever I have the unenviable task of doing this for my mum or dad, this would…

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