The coastal path to good sleep

Coast magazine: New research carried out by the National Trust has revealed that a coastal walk will make you sleep longer and feel happier. The survey, which is part of the National Trust’s Great British Walk campaign, discovered that…

Breaking my duck

Been a little quiet around here, hasn’t it? 2012: time on my hands, money in the bank – surely my blogging should have shot through the roof? And that was, indeed, the theory I had. But instead, I’ve been…

The Most Depressing Day of the Year

Is this why I’m having such a terrible day? January 22 is the most depressing day of the year, according to one headline-grabbing psychologist who, among other things cites fading memories of holidays as one reason for this being…

Elsewhere: The cockroaches are coming

Great. Not only will cockroaches outlive us all, now they’re going to be the death of us, too. According to a BBC News report, it is suspected that cockroaches are spreading SARS. The cockroach theory was voiced by Hong…