Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Let's Get Down to Business: Michael Osborn, Touchstone2C

Let's Get Down to Business: Michael Osborn, Touchstone2C

MICHAEL OSBORN is the founder of Touchstone2C, a provider of quality stereo home audio equipment, and Air Audio Distribution, the UK distributor of Hana audio products. Born in Walthamstow and raised in Bedford, he was dyslexic as a child and failed...

So surprised and excited by mystery fern we just had to investigate

So surprised and excited by mystery fern we just had to investigate

BEFORE breakfast we take our customary stroll around our wooded garden led by our cat Cilla. She is definitely the boss. A bumblebee ...

Healthy lifestyle is still best way to reduce risk of dementia

DEMENTIA is a difficult subject. It’s one that can get brushed to one side as with many things that scare or worry us. But lacking in ...

Return to magical woodland for Easter (shame about selfish 4x4 driver)

Return to magical woodland for Easter (shame about selfish 4x4 driver)

IT is Easter Sunday and as we take our usual early morning stroll around the garden, I ask Rosemary where she’d like to go for a walk ...

Riverside meadows with spectacular views and where wildlife thrives

Riverside meadows with spectacular views and where wildlife thrives

WE wake up this morning to find our cat Cilla curled up at our feet. After biting my wife’s finger, she cries out for breakfast. She’s ...

If you suffer from eczema, do go mad with those emollient creams

IF I had to make a list of the most misspelled medical words, eczema would feature prominently alongside such gems as prostate (not ...

Let's Get Down to Business: Isobel Harris, Isobel Harris Business Support

Let's Get Down to Business: Isobel Harris, Isobel Harris Business Support

ISOBEL HARRIS is the owner of Isobel Harris Business Support, which she runs from her home in Henley. Born in Oxford, she was only ...

Spring has certainly arrived... but there’s no sign of frogs in our pond

Spring has certainly arrived... but there’s no sign of frogs in our pond

A COUPLE of weeks ago, we both noticed the absence of common frogs in our garden pond. This is unusual. Rosemary tells me that they ...

What it means when your heart skips a beat (no, not falling in love)

What it means when your heart skips a beat (no, not falling in love)

DURING the Twenties a condition later dubbed “sweet clover disease” began to afflict the cattle of the North American prairies. The ...

Destruction of this favourite natural copse almost reduced me to tears

Destruction of this favourite natural copse almost reduced me to tears

IT is a windy day and I think it unwise to take a woodland walk for fear of falling branches and trees. Although the ground is drying ...

Let's Get Down to Business: Keith Jefferies, Jefferies Accountancy Services

Let's Get Down to Business: Keith Jefferies, Jefferies Accountancy Services

KEITH JEFFERIES is a chartered management accountant and owner of Jefferies Accountancy Services at Chiltern House in Station Road, ...

Mysterious Ladder Tree goes missing (or I can’t follow instructions)

Mysterious Ladder Tree goes missing (or I can’t follow instructions)

SHEILA WALKER, from Sonning Common, has been in touch with me. We met last year when she was walking her deaf dog at Kingwood Common. ...

More than a pinch of salt and you’re encouraging health problems

ONE of my go to lines when advising patients on how to lower their blood pressure is to watch their salt intake. The advice that you ...

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Hidden Henley

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