Something More About Mary

One of our recent interviewees was Mary Goodacre. We interviewed her after coming across her while writing about the Devon and Cornwall Wild Swimmers,

Android Chic

Recently, there was a report on the Breakfast programme on BBC TV about the use of cosmetic facial fillers and the alarming situation whereby there is currently little regulation of the procedure and no requirement for those applying the fillers to have any kind of medical qualification. During the discussion there were several points that caught our attention.

Music Training can benefit you as you age


News comes from researchers at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois. Researchers in the Auditory Neuroscience Lab found that older musicians had better neural response time to key acoustic features

Mind over matter and matter over mind


If you want to know why it's worth staying strong, read this article by SGSC member Lily Young.

Food in the News


There have been quite a few items of interesting news about food and health recently.

The Benefits of Tai Chi

Sydney Isaacs mentions in his interview that he took classes in Tai Chi for several years. He is not the only person to think that Tai Chi is a good thing.