Lolita the Orca cannot escape from her life, we can change ours though (and perhaps hers)

Yesterday I came across the story of Lolita. Lolita the Orca was caught on 8th August 1970 off Penn Cove, Puget Sound, Washington State. At the time she was very young and was one of 80 Orcas taken during that … Continue reading

‘Moments of motivation’ – my garden and the Olympic legacy

I am a very occasional gardener.  It is not that I do not like gardening (I do, although I am not that good at it!) and I love it when I can sit in it and enjoy the results of … Continue reading

Attaining and maintaining a healthy weight is often more than the simple equation of “eat less and move more”

I rarely blog on political issues, in fact I don’t think I have before, however I thought that the Department of Health (DOH) statements on obesity and losing weight were somewhat patronising. They reduced the challenge of maintaining a healthy … Continue reading