Scandi Influence

Scandi Influence

I write this blog whilst sitting outside Västerbotten museum in Umeå, northern Sweden. My love affair with Scandinavia started in Denmark in 1972 and shows no sign of abating! It is always the little things that ‘get’ me in Scandinavia – the effortless chic, fantastic...
Stand up & Move Around

Stand up & Move Around

Many of you will have seen the headline ‘Sitting is the new Smoking’ but is it? There is increasing evidence that lack of physical activity is bad for our health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported that noncommunicable diseases (NCD’s) kill...
The benefits of simply talking…

The benefits of simply talking…

Chat; talk; gossip; yak; chit-chat; natter – the words for communicating with another person are endless but how important is talking to our health and wellbeing? We are constantly ‘connected’ to our mobile devices and I have lost count of the number of times I have...