The Weekend Read – Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Like all books written about contemporary events and people it has shown some signs of dating. However the core of the book remains as true today as it did when it was first published. I came late to this, as I thought I had read it years ago – wrong. Well worthwhile. Here is theContinue reading “The Weekend Read – Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill”

The latest ezine and an advert…

Here’s the guts of the last ezine 2013 has seen me make profound changes in my life, some harder than others. We have moved our main base from Gloucestershire to West Cork meantime keeping our foothold in the UK in my home town of Cardiff and I passed a chronological milestone (I’m enjoying the railContinue reading “The latest ezine and an advert…”

The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime #17 – Protection from periodontitis and related chronic diseases

Protection from periodontitis and related chronic diseases From Medical News Today A drug currently used to treat intestinal worms could protect people from periodontitis, an advanced gum disease, which untreated can erode the structures – including bone – that hold the teeth in the jaw. The research was published ahead of print in Antimicrobial AgentsContinue reading “The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime #17 – Protection from periodontitis and related chronic diseases”

“Why do you keep mentioning the NHS, Alun?”

“Why do you keep mentioning the NHS, Alun?” Is one of the questions that I am asked. Main answer: because I have a longish memory and have read a lot about the evolution of the organisation that, to quote the Tory ex-chancellor of the exchequer Nigel Lawson’s memoirs, “the nearest thing the English have toContinue reading ““Why do you keep mentioning the NHS, Alun?””

The latest ezine and an opportunity to make changes in your business life.

Last week’s Ezine – I forgot to share on-line at the time. Time for change I am aware that it has been a long time since my last newsletter but “tempus fugit” for me too. From now on it will be available once a month which saving me feeling guilty about missing a fortnightly deadline.Continue reading “The latest ezine and an opportunity to make changes in your business life.”

The Monday Morning Quote #240 – Remember

The older I get the more I realise the sheer bloody futility of so many wars. The millions of young men slaughtered for the sake of a politician’s point of principle. Remembrance Sunday leaves me in tears not only for those who whose lives were shed but also for those left behind who will neverContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #240 – Remember”

The Weekend Read – Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay

The lesson that my father taught me was, “when every body is talking about how much their house is worth is the time to have nothing to do with the property market at all“. In the week that Twitter shares were launched to overwhelming “approval” from the stock market and with the world still reelingContinue reading “The Weekend Read – Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay”

Bupa moves into supermarket dental clinics

Bupa moves into supermarket dental clinics from Health Investor Bupa has acquired Instore Dental and Store Dental Care, which operate dental surgeries in six supermarkets, for an undisclosed amount. The two companies, which are both co-founded by Dr Lance Knight, operate five clinics in Sainsbury’s supermarkets and one in a Tesco store. Four of theContinue reading “Bupa moves into supermarket dental clinics”