Finger Brush

Wet or Dry

A recent on-line BBC report highlighted a conversation on Twitter about toothbrush and toothbrushing etiquette.  Do you wet your toothbrush before or after you apply toothpaste? Who knew this topic would garner so much debate, but it seems to have had a really impassioned response.  A lot of column inches have been spent on how…

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A Dogs Life

It’s a Dogs Life

It’s official, it’s a dog’s life.  We have now entered the Year of the Dog according to the Chinese Zodiac.  So, what can we expect? Dogs are considered loyal and highly perceptive creatures.  In Chinese Astrology, the Earth Dog is very kind, a good communicator and works efficiently with others.  If you’re an Earth Dog,…

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday!

So much of our modern society is based around the cult of celebrity.  The Great British public devour mountains of printed and on-line content about a whole host of people from the top of the social pile to those just visible at the very bottom.  We sometimes forget that occasionally one or two come along…

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Valentine's Day

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Valentine’s Day has become better known for heart shaped chocolate boxes, expensive dinners for two and romantic cards and gifts.  The original Valentine’s Day was declared by Pope Gelasius I to mark the day of burial of Saint Valentine in 496 AD, but hey, that was a long time ago!! Some of us think too…

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Fab Four

Fab Four

On the 9th February 1964 The Beatles appeared for the first time in America on The Ed Sullivan Show.  As many as 73 million Americans got their first taste of the Fab Four who would come to epitomise the swinging sixties and would become the bestselling band in history. The decade of the 1960s ushered…

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Scarlet OHara

Scarlet O’Hara

The indomitable Scarlet O’Hara from Gone with The Wind often said, ““Oh, I can’t think about this now! I’ll go crazy if I do! I’ll think about it tomorrow.  Was she only thinking about how to win Rhett Butler back or was she also thinking about a trip to the dentist. No one enjoys a…

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natural dental floss

How Long is a Piece of String

We live in a world with a bewildering amount of information thrown at us from every possible angle.  A recent case study shows that here in the western world, we are bombarded by the equivalent of 174 newspapers of data a day.  Would that be broadsheets or tabloids? It’s no wonder that sometimes we don’t…

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