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Sweet poison

It has been a while since I last posted. Instead of writing myself, I have been working with my ‘Greek and Roman Medicine’ Undergraduate students on a blogging assignment. This has been a steep learning curve for all those involved … Continue reading

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Oranges and lemons

 There is nothing better – I feel – on a cold, dark, depressing winter’s day than biting into a tasty orange and let the juice trickle everywhere. In a way, it is a pity citrus fruits have become so easily … Continue reading

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