Air pollution causes 1 in 9 deaths worldwide Air pollution is “the new tobacco…” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO’s Director-General The World Health Organisation states that air pollution kills an estimated 7 million people worldwide every year. WHO data shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Air pollution… More Air pollution is “the new tobacco…”
Sometimes its good to switch off from technology, step away from your screen and see the beauty of the world around you. Look around at the scenery. Take time to smell the roses. Enjoy new experiences. Discover new things…… Give yourself a digital detox I know there are people that offer retreats banning the use of laptops and… More Time to switch off
Suddenly it creeps up on you. One moment you are working full time, pushing for the next promotion, or spending your time raising the kids and ferrying them and their friends here and there, and the next you are waving them off to college and considering working part-time in the run up to retirement. That’s… More Transition into a new you
“Eat Well For less” is back on our screens with series 4, helping the nation to see the error of their shopping habits. In series 3 they visited the Taylor family that had kitchen cupboards chock full of food but still managed to wrack up a shopping bill of around £320 per week, over three times the… More Time to declutter your wardrobe
Turns out my sister-in-law had better weather in Mallorca this winter than I did in India. So that got me reaching for the spring travel brochures……and that’s when I noticed the Brexit warnings for booking European trips. So what should you be aware of? There is a Government website that offers advice for British passport… More Have passport, will travel!
Our Saga Golden Triangle Tour of a lifetime to the Taj Mahal did not turn out the way we’d planned. Instead of warm winter sunshine we faced cold weather, experienced dust and pollution, endured a number of all day excursions that started before dawn and are still suffering illnesses that have lasted over a month. A holiday to remember alright,… More The camera can lie after all!
There has been an increase in the number of parents taking their twentysomething children with them when they go on holiday. This is hardly surprising. Given the cost of student loans and booming house prices, some people find it pays to go away with mum and dad….especially when their parents continue to foot the bill. This phenomena has… More Family Holidays with your Adult Kids
It came as a shock when we landed in Delhi to find we could taste the pollution in the air. Who knew that the air quality would be so bad? Not us that’s for sure. And within days we were struggling to breathe and suffering chest infections. Not the start to our longed for trip… More Air quality index in Delhi between ‘severe’ and ‘poor’ due to pollution