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Allergy, food intolerance and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

Allergy, food intolerance and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) In some ways this is a long story and in others a short one about food intolerance…one year in Greece I had an upset stomach for a few days, mostly feeling incredibly bloated and heavy and need ing to go to the lavatory alot, so nothing unusual there…
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Baby’s first weeks

Baby's first weeks Ah, babies...Every child is different, their pregnancy is different, their birth is different and their parents are different, so this is not 'The truth"; it is "a truth" as it worked for me. The birth was luckily short and we were home with our Baby Isis isabel by the end of the…
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The Templars – some reading

The Templars Many years ago I read The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail, which recently got so much publicity through the DaVinci Code legal battle, Later as an antidote…. “The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail” (Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, Henry Lincoln) I read Umberto Eco’s Foucaults Pendulum, a superb satire on this whole…
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The christmas tree

The christmas tree I love Christmas in all its Christian and Pagan Glory, I expect the date the 25th December relates to the winter solstice which has slowly changed over time in northern europe. The solstice is now on the 22nd December, or it may be those few days after when technically things start getting…
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