My Portuguese Camino

My Portuguese Camino

My Portuguese Camino Why keep on exercising and working on strength and stamina? So that we can grow old gracefully and enjoy interesting and exciting holidays of course! Last year (September 2022) I got to walk part of the Portuguese Camino pilgrimage, about 260km...
Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup Potato leek soup, or potage parmentier, is a French classic. dd watercress to make potage au cresson, serve it chilled to make Vichyssoise, or top it with bacon, fried leeks, fresh herbs, or diced vegetables -  use your imagination to spice it up and...
The Relationship Between the Human Gut and the Brain

The Relationship Between the Human Gut and the Brain

The Relationship Between the Human Gut and the Brain Have you ever had a ‘gut feeling ‘about something or had ‘butterflies in your stomach ‘ . These sensations emanating from your stomach suggest that your brain and stomach are connected. Recent revolutionary studies...
Our Bodies

Our Bodies

Our Bodies There are times when we take our bodies and our health for granted, getting on with life (and sometimes trying to avoid medical costs) and acting as if we have superhuman powers and with a “if we ignore it, it will go away” attitude. None of us is...