What does being a good patient even mean? As far as I can tell, it's generally assumed to be allowing others to take care of you, and doing what you're told. But ... What about being an informed & involved patient? Researching your subject, thoroughly checking out the pros and cons of any treatments so... Continue Reading →
The Magic of Kindness
As you may or may not have noticed, it was Valentine's Day last weekend. It's not an event that gets much attention chez Debs & Himself, except for the fact that I noticed a rash of pictures on my village's Facebook page. Each of those photo contained a small crocheted heart with a handwritten tag... Continue Reading →
Who knew there was so much to making Coffee?
Himself is a huge coffee aficionado. While I like coffee - it no longer likes me (but that's another story) - and have drunk a lot of it in my many decades... I'd no idea what went into making not good coffee, but really superior coffee. Among our coffee making ephemera, we already have multiple... Continue Reading →
Planes & Boats & Trains
... as the song goes - but when we get to travel again without fear of our fellow travellers, will we choose to travel differently? I flew so often as a child, I found it easier than catching a bus. Seriously, I've always found bus timetables in the UK totally incomprehensible, and have travelled in... Continue Reading →