Tag Archives: Health

Jonny the Voodoo Doll

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I have never had migraine in my life before very recently, but in the last month and a half I have been having about one per week. I think this might be related to sleep and being anxious about one or two rather big things, […]

Back on the Wagon

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After a week of solid rain and impending manic depression, the heavens finally cleared for my first ride of the last three months and the last in Taiwan this year. At last, Taipei seems back in balance once more (endorphines well and truly kicking in […]

Wrist – Good News!

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Saw the wrist Doctor tonight, had some X-rays … and he says that my wrist is healing very quickly. Basically, it’s 100% but I need to wait for another month before riding properly again … but until then I can at least ride my bike […]

Broken Wrist

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Jonny had a crash. Wrist broken. Rather sad, since I am supposed to be diving next week, and my new bike arrives this Thursday. And sitting in the hospital yesterday, I really felt a long way from home! The story of a British Industrial Designer […]

Masked Ball

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One very strong cultural difference here is the way people wear masks when they are ill, to prevent other people catching the infection. Quite a nice sentiment I think, and practical. According to friends that were here during SARS, it was a deeply unpleasant time. […]

Pressure Points

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I had a nice walk in the spring sunshine today to Ximen. I saw rather an interesting shop sliding door which caught my eye. Initially, I thought it was for accupuncture, but it turns out it was for a fortune teller. Essentially, palm-reading … but […]