Over The Hill and Under The Radar

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How to look after your eye vision

How to look after your eye vision We are all now spending more and more time in front of our computer screens and just as your grandparents told your parents not to sit too close to the television or their Read more…


Tips on how to stay healthy after the Menopause

It is vital that we stay healthy after the menopause. If like me you have gone through ‘the change’ (I hate that word!) then you are looking at more than one-third your life still ahead of you which is great. Read more…


Are you drinking enough water?

Are you drinking enough water? We all should aim to drink at least. 8 glasses of water a day. But how many of us actually manage that? Below are some tips on how to make sure you drink enough water Read more…


My day learning to be First Aider at St John Ambulance service

Today I attended a first aid course (for work) be a First Aider. I feel that learning basic first aid is essential for everyone. First aid is such a simple skill and has an amazing impact. Everyone should learn it – Read more…


Tips to avoid food poisoning while on holiday

One of the best things about visiting new countries is sampling the local delicacies. This could be snails in Paris or shellfish in Thailand (and everything in between).  You want to be able to enjoy and sample all the food. Read more…


What is prickly heat?

What is prickly heat? We are now at the start of the Summer and for most of us we love going out in the sun. There is always the feel good factor when the sun comes out. For many of Read more…


Are diet fizzy drinks a good health choice?

Are diet fizzy drinks a good health choice. We are all aware that drinking fizzy drinks – particular the ‘non diet’ variety that they are full of sugar and excess calories. So for many of us (including me) we try Read more…


Everyday healthy eating tips

  Everyday healthy eating tips  We are all aware that losing weight is one way to keep you fit and healthy. Below are some everyday tips which we can all implement in our daily life without feeling we are on Read more…


Hayfever – the curse of the Summer

Hayfever is the curse of the Summer. It is almost Summer (although you would not know with the current weather!) and while most of us love the outdoors and sunshine for many people it is not a good time due Read more…


When did you last have an eye test?

When did you last have an eye test? You must take care of your eyes and you only have one pair and blindness can be prevented with regular eye check ups.