Delicately calibrated drama underpinned by great performances
We are all unreliable narrators of the past.
We are all unreliable narrators of the past.
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail The name 'Pinkeen' properly refers to the male Minnow when he changes into his brilliant red breeding colours during spawning time in June and July but to children who fish with hand nets for little fish in streams and small rivers at this time of year pinkeens are Three-spined Sticklebacks.
Dr Michelle Cooper's Good Health Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is a disease that affects nerves throughout the body and limbs. It is usually triggered by an infection. GBS is rare but may affect anyone. It occurs more commonly in early adulthood and the elderly. It is also more common in women immediately after they have given birth.
Andrew Collyer - Practical Gardening Just like an animal waking up from hibernation your garden is also waking up and just like an animal it is waking up hungry. Despite the dishwater skies of late a close inspection of your garden will show the daily advance of fresh buds springing open no less.
Clair Whitty - Naturally Healthy It's the season of the sneezes. Not a pleasant time of year for people who suffer with Hay Fever. For some, the symptoms can last from March until October. Or it can be all year round if you have sensitivities to pollens from grass, weeds, flowers, trees, and shrubs which flower all year. You may have Allergic Rhinitis and react to...
Life Skills with Emily Hurley-Wilkinson When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn't change the nation, I began to focus on my town. I couldn't change the town and as an older man, I tried to change my family. Now as an old man, I realise the only thing I can change is myself and suddenly I realize that if long ago I had changed myself, I could have made an impact on my family.
If you always do what you've always done then you'll always get what you always got".
Conor Nelligan - county heritage officer Heritage is the backbone of tourism. When we look after our heritage by preserving and promoting it, tourism always benefits in kind.
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail Cuckooflower is coming into bloom at present and is one of our commonest and prettiest wild plants to flower in late spring. It favours dampness so it thrives in wet places, marshes, poorly drained meadows and stream sides.
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor Paddy the Pug gazed at me, his head bobbing up and down as he panted. He hadn't stopped panting since walking into the consulting room ten minutes previously. He just stood in one spot, panting.
Clair Whitty - Naturally Healthy Several people have asked me be about natural solutions for Rosacea. This skin condition affects both men and women. Symptoms can include red or pink patches, burning sensation, broken capillaries, and red bumps or cysts on the face. It most commonly affects the blush area of the face including the nose and cheek area.
Andrew Collyer - Practical Gardening While working in a front garden last week I looked up to see a man, looking like a hiker, walking along the road. On a second look I saw in fact he had clipboard and pencil in hand and was paying great attention to the ditches and hedgerows in the vicinity. I had an inkling what he was about but with my curiosity, also known as nosiness, aroused I...
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor In my job as a vet working in the media, I'm asked many questions by the pet owning public. From letters to this newspaper, to phone-ins to radio shows, to texts to Ireland AM on TV3, there are many ways that I hear about people's pet queries. In recent years, the increased community engagement made possible via social media, including my...
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail Hedgehogs hibernated during the winter just past and are waking up now as the days lengthen, as temperatures rise, as food becomes more plentiful and as the promise of summer looms.
Here's a playlist to put a spring in your step. It's compiled by Rob Patterson of bestclassicbands.com who says that 'there are inspirational vibes to some of the songs below that make one feel, well, hey, so sunny and new again that rays of sunlight on your skin are palpable no matter where you currently are and whatever the weather may be.' See if you agree...
Clair Whitty Constipation is a common problem that can affect children and adults. Some people don't even realise that they're constipated. A bowel movement once every three or four days is not normal. It's...
Dr Michelle Cooper Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition of the inner ear. It is a common cause of intense dizziness (vertigo), especially in older people.
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