Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Quiz

Its Christmas and this year I feel particularly slow in recognising the fact. I usually like to prepare something for the newsletter. But just 2 weeks ago I was basking in tropical sun and I still haven’t got used to the idea that its almost winter.

Christmas Crackers

I was weaned on the Readers Digest and used to avidly read two sections—the word puzzle page and ‘Laughter is the best medicine.’ Throughout my career I have reflected on the wisdom of this statement. People who laugh more are happier, less stressed and live longer!!

Backpain Panto!

  Cast of Characters Cinders – our long suffering heroine Sciatica – the wicked step mother Inebria & Nicotina – Cinder’s sister Doctors Panacea & Placebo – locum doctors at Denmark Road Sister Toogood Toobetrue – District nurse Ivor Flash Blade – Visiting orthopaedic surgeon Cat Scan – Chief Radiologist

Christmas Puzzler

I’ve told you many times that my brain is wired differently. For example I have an annoying habit of manipulating things subconsciously and joining imaginary lines. For example, no matter how hard I try to avoid drawing imaginary diagonal lines across the ceiling of a room in an attempt to make a perfect square, I… Read More »

Answers to Christmas Puzzler

I suspect that many people who looked at the quiz were more puzzled about how my brain works rather than the puzzles themselves! But I guess we’re all excited by different things and that it the spice of life.

Healthy Days

With a fear of offending the traditionalists I’ve produced my own version of the 12 days of Christmas. Due to shortage of space I’ve only produced the last verse.