Is vaccination the answer to our problems?

Now that Covid 19 has been built up to be a deadly plague (despite having a lower death toll than any average flu season), there are already calls for mandatory vaccination. [*Before going further, let me clarify that bit about the death toll. As of 13 April, there...

Mandatory Vaccination?

I was not going to enter the debate on vaccination on this website, staying focused on lifestyle issues, mostly food. However, the Covid 19 lockdown has changed everything. Today on Joe Duffy’s afternoon radio talk show on RTE Irish radio, he said the following:...

Some Rational Thought about Covid 19

There is a great deal of extraordinary measures being taken around Covid-19. But there seems to be very little rational thought about what is being done. What if I told you that the World Health Organisation estimates 290 000 to 650 000 deaths from… Covid-19?...

No Salt for 40 days…. what happened?

What about Salt? How much Salt do we need? Is it possible, or wise, to go without added salt? Jesus fasted in the desert for 40 days. Hence the Christian tradition for fasting in Lent. During my childhood it was customary to give up something for Lent, like sweets, or...