The Smorgasbord Health Column – The Organs of the Body – The Brain – Part One – Introduction and Anatomy.

from Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life.

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I have received a number of emails on various health issues and one topic that comes up frequently is the fear that if we live long enough we will suffer from one form of dementia.

Last year I covered the major organs of the body. I appreciate and that many of you will have read these posts before but I hope that those of you new to the blog will find interesting.

The Brain –  Introduction and Anatomy

For me, the brain has always been a fascinating part of the body as it is this organ rather than our hearts that makes us the person we are.

I remember the first heart transplant in 1967. The operation hit the headlines and because we had so recently left Cape Town I found it even more exciting. Dr. Christiaan Barnard pushed the boundaries of not just surgery but our understanding of the…

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Smorgasbord Media Training For Authors – Advertising – Gather around the right Waterholes.

If you’re a writer looking for direction read this post by Sally Cronin.

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I am continuing the series on media training and marketing for authors which is adapted from my media training course for small businesses and charities. Authors are small businesses with a product that needs marketing to obtain sales. Once you start thinking of yourself as a business it tends to focus your mind differently.

Gathering at the right waterholes.

Have you ever been to one of those parties where it appears that everyone is speaking a foreign language or where everyone is talking about something that is completely unknown to you? I have. When my husband was offered his job in Spain, he went ahead for the first three or so years, and I would go over every six weeks for five days. His company directors generously took us out to the Madrid hotspots in the first few visits, and in those days I didn’t understand a word of Spanish…

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