It’s a Gut Feeling … what happened when baby Ben had salmonella

"It's what?" I gasp down the telephone. "What did you just say Ben's got?" "Yes, it's salmonella, I'm afraid," repeats the doctor calmly.  "But please don't worry - his own defences are coping very well.  But there are a few things you have to do."  And he reels off a list of instructions. Stunned, I put the … Continue reading It’s a Gut Feeling … what happened when baby Ben had salmonella

Why blurbs mess with your brain, and how to defeat them

   Wistfully, you slowly turn the final page of the book you’ve been reading. You loved it.  You close your eyes, and regretfully drag your mind away from the interior world it’s been happily inhabiting for however-long-it-took-you-to-read. After a respectful pause, it’ll be time to immerse yourself in another volume. But what? In the days … Continue reading Why blurbs mess with your brain, and how to defeat them