You might want to get to know Monica Noy. She has a blog and lives in Canada

When I was first thinking about beginning an osteopathy website, I was lucky to know the lady who was running Pineapple Dance Studio’s website.  Without her pointers, mostly grabbed on the school run with takeaway coffees in hand,  osteofm would have struggled to get off the ground.  One thing she kept saying, over and over, …

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Edzard Ernst, scourge of CAM therapists: He recommends St John’s Wort for depression, and other things you didn’t know

Serendipitously, just after I had joined Twitter and was considering writing about osteopathy, a tweet appeared that Edzard Ernst would be giving a talk in Eastbourne to a local sceptics’ society.  Now Ernst was the first ever Professor of Complementary Medicine, at Exeter University.  He is pretty down on osteopathy, and I remember the day…

Three ways to save a life – do them now

This is an update of a previous post, with new material added October 2016. Rod Stewart had a brief stint working as a decorator before leopardskin-clad superstardom struck: “You learn a lot about yourself from doing physical work”, he said, ” and what I learnt was that I don’t like physical work”.  I was reminded of…