Radical Acts

Radical Acts

There was a meme on facebook that caught my eye. It described growing your own food as being an act of civil disobedience. This seems odd as there is no law against doing it and most of us who grow herbs or lemons would hardly regard it as some sort of statement. I do...
Happiness And Health

Happiness And Health

The most important lesson I have ever learned is that happiness is a choice, and that I am individually responsible for my own happiness. We are in control of so much more that happens in our lives than we realise, and so have the power to create change. Even when we...
Healthy Chilies

Healthy Chilies

A while back I was asked to help judge a Chili eating contest. This was timed to coincide with the annual chilli festival. Chillies trace their origins back 7500 years. Previously regarded as the domain of eccentrics Mexicans and Thais it is only recently   that many...
Tips For Enhancing Your Immune System

Tips For Enhancing Your Immune System

It is winter in the southern hemisphere. Whilst viruses are present in the environment all year round more cases are seen in winter. Some people rarely get viral illnesses and others are frequently sick. Equal exposure to viruses does not mean equal numbers or...