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I bought this book as a tongue-in-cheek gift for my wife.  I may have commented that it’d take her a long time to fill it.  In the last two weeks, I’ve probably done enough to warrant buying her a second copy… It’s Thursday and I’m in London for work.  My elbow had felt sore the…

A  few hundred years ago, when some one wanted to get in touch they would knock on your door: there was no door bell and very few people had telephones. At the same time, no one considered whether they had “done enough exercise”: many were tired when they returned from a long day of manual work…

This year, 13th January was a Friday. That’s not the only significance of the number thirteen for me this month: on 20th January 2017, it will be thirteen years since I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Thirteen years since I discovered that spending over thirty years with no significant illness, I suddenly, inexplicably had…