Squash for Middle Age Health

Posted by admin on March 17, 2012 in Health |

My job demands long hours sitting in meeting rooms and offices – often 10-12 hours per day. This situation has evolved over many years, and although I have long considered the possible ill effects on my health, the long hours demanded from the role made it difficult for me to see how I could balance this […]

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Taoist Tai Chi

Posted by admin on October 28, 2010 in Health |

Having enjoyed a lifelong interest in martial arts, well at least from the age of 15, and practiced many forms – in latter years my interest settled in the Taoist arts – particularly qigong and tai chi. I joined the ‘Taoist Tai Chi Society’ – learned the form – which consists of a 108 move […]

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Healthy Ageing

Posted by admin on September 28, 2009 in Health |

The struggle for all of us as we get older is how to balance the need for keeping a close eye on our diet and ensuring that we get adequate exercise to maintain good body health. Most of us do not have a degree in nutrition and much less understand what and how we should […]

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Care Home

Posted by admin on December 8, 2008 in Family, Health |

It is now more than two months since Dad moved in to a local residential home. It was one of the most difficult things I have ever had to do in my life. Take a once proud and independent man, married for 60 years and never apart from my mother, and settle him in to […]

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Dying while living

Posted by admin on July 27, 2008 in Family, Health |

Much has transpired in recent weeks, with my father’s dementia putting my mother under so much stress that she made an attempt on her own life. As she put it ‘I wanted to go to sleep, and not wake up!’ An earlier 2 week respite placing for Dad had indeed provided respite for us all, […]

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