Imagine if going to the supermarket was the high spot of your day. That would be pretty sad, right?
Kennel cough is a very common, gagging sounding cough, which sounds as if your dog has something stuck in its throat. It usually comes on very suddenly, often in the evening, or at night, keeping you and your dog awake.
It’s World Cancer Day on February 4 and Cancer Research UK is calling on all men, women and children to play their part by wearing a Unity Band or donating.
Saffy Setohy, an independent dance artist and choreographer, hasn’t let a life-long medical condition hold her back and has just been awarded a £3,000 bursary to help her develop her work.
Claire MacLeary is proof that good things come to those who wait. Now in her 60s, her first novel, a crime thriller called Cross Purpose, the first in a series of Harcus & Laird stories, is to be published next month.
There is growing evidence that physical exercise and mental stimulation seem to help protect against age-related decline in cognitive function and may also delay the onset of diseases associated with old age.
“Actually I’d meant to join the FANY. First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. Because in the FANY there was a chance I’d get a motor bike.”
For a child, being read a bedtime story is the loveliest thing, strengthening the bond between parent and child, and helping a wee one’s development.
When Euan MacDonald, now 42, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) in 2003, he didn’t sit round feeling sorry for himself. Instead, he returned to Edinburgh from London to be with his family and set about fundraising for MND research.
It’s a new year and, if you’ve overindulged during the festivities or just fancy getting a bit fitter, then Lorraine Kelly’s and Maxine Jones’ new fitness DVD Brand New You is just what you need.