Friday 8th July, 8pm Colchester Arts Centre "Well, thank God this is America and we have a choice. And we have chosen China!" Doug Dearth 9000 needles is a documentary about the personal journey of recovery of Devin Dearth, a successful American businessman who suffers a paralysing stroke. His rehabilitation is hindered by the limitations … Continue reading 9000 Needles
Acupuncture for Fertility Spring is a time where nature bursts forth into a period of chaos and activity. Suddenly, life is everywhere in abundance, the ducklings and the daffodils. In many cultures Spring represents a time of rebirth, renewal and particularly, fertility. For many couples however, it seems that Spring will never come. We spend … Continue reading No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.
As a traditional acupuncturist, I treat a whole number of conditions but particularly those related to the natural cycles of a womans life. The potential to bear life can be an important factor in a woman's sense of purpose and worth, therefore menopause can be a turbulant time of change and reflection. Acupuncture is an … Continue reading Is it me or is it hot in here? Acupuncture can ease the journey.
A news item this week involved an air steward making a dramatic exit from a plane but also I suspect, his career. The plane had landed but was experiencing delays disembarking. The steward was doing his best to dissuade a passenger from opening the overhead locker, in doing so he took a lot of abuse … Continue reading Is work ruining your life?
When I first had acupuncture, my chief complaint was the uncontrollable, out of character, unbearable PMT that I experienced each month. My acupuncturist was interested in the way I described myself, in a word: 'nasty'! I found that my life was being disrupted 2 weeks of every month. I would have 2 perfectly normal, happy … Continue reading PMT? I just want to scream.
I've been having a little moan lately. That's not like me I hear you cry? Well, the target has been Macdonald's. As I alluded to in a previous post, I wander up the hill to my treatment room early on a Saturday morning. As I come out onto the high street, Macdonald's is straight in … Continue reading Food shouldn’t be fast!
desc via Life expectancy gap 'widest since Great Depression' - Telegraph. The other morning on my way up the hill to work, I nearly got run over by a 30 stone woman on a mobility scooter coming down the other way. She was holding on to one handlebar, a large bag of macdonalds under her … Continue reading Life expectancy gap ‘widest since Great Depression’ – Telegraph