Christmas comes but once a year ….

…. however its very strange that it seems to come earlier and earlier every year.

Christmas FutureRegular readers are aware that I try to cover some seasonal issues to celebrate the festive season. Over the years the Denmark Doctor has had quizzes, jokes, puzzles and even pantomimes. This year is no exception with a selection of awful Christmas cracker jokes and a stay health this Christmas quiz which comes on the back of last months 10 superfoods.

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Christmas Howlers!

What does Santa suffer from if he gets stuck in a chimney?


Why did Santa’s helper see the doctor?

Because he had a low “elf” esteem!

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Superfoods and Aussie cooks

Crocodile DundeeI think I’ve mentioned before that I’m a fan of the Australian version of Masterchef.

It appeals on several levels – you follow an extraordinary story about ordinary individuals who have a more than ordinary talent at cooking. Not only is there a competitive edge but there is also an emotional edge – all the contestants live together so bonds are built up only to be broken when someone leaves the competition.

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Addictive exercise

RunningI’m sure many of my patients are aware that I run marathons in my spare time.

Actually that’s a bit of a fib, because it sounds impressive to say you run marathons, much more impressive than saying you run half marathons.

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Mad Doctor?

CastroA few of my regular readers might wonder why I continue to practice medicine – it’s quite apparent that I have little time for bureaucrats who increasingly seem to infuriate and irritate me with a series of interventions that take up inordinate time and resources for virtually no benefit to the patients.

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