Weeing in the cold

In Brussels this time last year, the water supply to a famous statue of a little boy peeing  - the Mannekin Pis – was turned off due to sub-zero temperatures, much to the consternation of the assembled tourists. For most … Read more

Rooibos Tea – the new wonder drink?

Rooibos (pronounced roy-bos) or Redbush tea is fast growing in reputation as the new wonder tea. But what is the fascination with this drink? Are its reputed health benefits fact or fiction? The rooibos tea plant comes from South Africa … Read more

Avoiding Constipation

“I wish that being famous helped prevent me from being constipated.”  ? Marvin Gaye Constipation is something that can affect everyone, even Marvin Gaye!  Avoiding constipation is important as straining to empty your bowels can stretch and weaken your pelvic … Read more