Tag Archives: Oribasius

Let the Sun Shine

As this is published, I will be giving a joint lecture for the British Society of Pharmacy and the Welsh School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science. I was really honoured to be invited to do this, and I feel this … Continue reading

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Finding my feet

Today I am preparing some cosmetics for my mother’s birthday. For as long as I can remember, my mum has suffered from very dry feet. And I mean dry, with sore cracked heels. When she last came to visit in April, … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein soapy Berliner

 This week I have been to Berlin for a workshop on ancient scientific, technical and medical texts. I have been to this workshop almost every year since 2005, and it is always lovely to see old friends and make new … Continue reading

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