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All the Colours

Posted on 8th June 2022

In the garden This year has been particularly good for azaleas and rhododendrons. The photos here were taken in Inchmarlo near Aberdeen just a few weeks ago. Exbury gardens locally are a similar example. Foods of many colours = foods of many nutrients The colours brought to mind advice for an anti-inflammatory diet given at Read More


Posted on 3rd June 2022

I am giving a short talk “Homeopathy for the family” at St Andrew’s Church (Orchard Room), Dibden Purlieu on Monday 20th June at 7.30pm to 9.30pm. There is a nominal charge of £10 at the door or you can reserve your place by mailing me at [email protected] This talk will be an introduction to the Read More

Rivers awash with drugs

Posted on 11th May 2022

Cleaning-up? Back in February The Week published the following short article: Pharmaceutical pollution is contaminating the rivers on every continent, a major study has shown. Scientists at the University of York measured the levels of 61 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in 258 rivers around the world, including the Thames and the Amazon. Just two areas Read More

What’s your poison?

Posted on 9th April 2022

I had the dubious pleasure of a FB encounter with a person who was under the illusion that the homeopathic preparation Mercurius was a poison. Mercury – such as can be found in a traditional thermometer surely is – hence the term “mad as a hatter”. The origin of that saying can be found here. Read More

Diagnosis – Value and Limits

Posted on 8th March 2022

I was once asked if homeopaths make a diagnosis. A good question and I fear my answer was not as concise as it might have been. The simple answer is that by law only your doctor or specialist can make a formal diagnosis. This is with good reason, because he / she can arrange blood Read More

Swords to Ploughshares

Posted on 2nd February 2022

Last month I introduced the topic of homeopathy as first aid in the home, and the value of having a small kit. This time I wish to share with you two interesting remedies that are particularly helpful in children with fevers – a common state of affairs Fever is not a bad thing. Every symptom Read More

Homeopathic first aid – calling mums

Posted on 12th January 2022

I dare say that those of you with young children have spent some time at the bedside when they are sick. What to do? Give TLC and Calpol? But have you thought about homeopathic first aid? Buy a remedy kit The first thing you will need is a small remedy kit. Forearmed is forewarned as Read More


Posted on 4th December 2021

ACT IV SHAKESPEARE’S, MACBETH “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake; eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog…” Well you get the idea…. I was intrigued – maybe a little taken aback – to Read More

Atishoo Atishoo..!

Posted on 28th October 2021

’Tis the season (for colds and flu) I caught a cold last week – in common with many others, it seems.  Well, it is that time of year. Pre-pandemic, colds and flu were not newsworthy – but they are now.  I shall not labour the point, but the media doom and gloom is not particularly Read More


Posted on 7th October 2021

Proof of the pudding… The family doctor I saw as a child used homeopathy. I got better and didn’t think much about it…well, I was a child after all.  That is just how it was for me.  Maybe a seed was sown… A seed that lay dormant until a memory is stirred…. What stirred the Read More

“Knowing your Onions…”

Posted on 2nd September 2021

HOMEOPATHY INFORMATION AND THE ONION Isn’t this a fantastic looking flower? It is an ornamental hybrid of the onion; the Allium species. The common onion is Allium cepa, a name which may derive from two Celtic words “all” and “cep”, meaning “hot” and “head”. In full bloom the flower is indeed like a head – Read More

Jaw Jaw is better than War War

Posted on 2nd August 2021

So said Winston Churchill…   And I wish to suggest that his sentiment has some relevance in the practice of medicine. It highlights two different philosophies, both of which are valid.  Take a look at any text on modern drug classes and you can clearly see that modern western medicine is on a war footing.  Read More


Posted on 5th July 2021

I recently listened to a fascinating talk by botanist and homeopath Michal Yakir.  Her thesis is that plant families (known as Orders) have meaning in mankind’s evolution and the application of homeopathic medicine.  More than 50% of homeopathic medicines are of plant origin. Most of the rest originate from minerals or elements. Over millions of Read More

Not everything is as it seems…

Posted on 9th June 2021

If you are old enough to recall TV from the 1990s, you doubtless remember Noel Edmonds and the pink character with yellow spots called Mr Blobby which he introduced to viewers. Clearly, Mr Blobby still has his fans as you can see from this website https://www.mrblobbycollection.com/. Mr Blobby even has a Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr_Blobby Here Read More

Are you what you eat?

Posted on 5th May 2021

So far as orthodox medicine is concerned relatively few of the treatments that were in vogue before about 1950 have much importance today. The medicine of the 19th and even the first half of the 20th century, though no doubt fascinating from a historical point of view, has been almost entirely superseded by later developments; Read More

Man in Nature

Posted on 9th April 2021

I am watching an interesting YouTube clip by Dr Zach Bush https://youtu.be/f6zb5rXgRvs. I say ‘am’ because it is quite long and I am taking it in bite size chunks. Quoting from an online version of the Oxford Dictionary he observes that the definition there in of ‘nature’ is the natural world around us; something rather Read More

10 Golden Rules for Good Health

Posted on 5th March 2021

Due to overconsumption of de-natured food, and a lack of exercise and fresh air, many people, especially in the second half of their lives, often become caricatures of themselves … Nowadays we rarely see a really beautiful and healthy looking person … we are either too far or too thin .. or legs are swollen, Read More

Lest we forget..

Posted on 2nd February 2021

Pandemics of the respiratory sort are not new, there were at least three in the twentieth century (1918, 1957, 1968). The good news is that they did not last very long (but I imagine – as now – that it seemed so at the time). Even the infamous 1918/19 epidemic passed into history after a Read More

Boosting Immunity

Posted on 8th January 2021

That Winter is the cold and ‘flu season and that “coughs and sneezes spread diseases” should not be a surprise. Some scientists suggest that fine aerosols suffice for transmission and not just droplets. Though the deluge of conflicting scientific data in the MSM risks the conclusion that “to a man with a hammer everything looks like a Read More

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Disclaimer: I am a qualified professional homeopath and not a medical doctor. The NHS has many resources, and seeking the opinion of your GP is always of value.

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