Archives for October 2013

Pain: Neurology of Pain

The most primal powerful driver of all behaviour from the most primitive of creatures to the most sophisticated human beings has always been the pursuit of pleasure and the avoidance of pain. …

My escape from Alcatraz

Over 400 of us, including swimmers from all over the world and two Olympic gold swimmers, took part in this. It was the 11th time that the annual Centurions Alcatraz swim has taken place. …

Sleep & Rest: Discipline & Assertiveness

We are all different. The future is never certain. We are all going to die at some time. You cannot take anything with you when you do. So how is it …

Sleep & Rest: Diurnal Rhythms (part 2 of 2)

People used to spend a great deal more time outdoors. In the modern world many people spend most of their time out of …

Sleep & Rest: Diurnal Rhythms (part 1 of 2)

From reading the previous blog you’ll realise that we are all like cogs in a bigger cosmic clock. It is reported in …

Mark has escaped!

Mark has just escaped from Alcatraz to raise money for The Sunflower Trust …

Sleep & Rest: Brain Waves and the Rhythms of Life

In some ways you could consider the whole universe as a kind of time machine. From the level of the subatomic particles and forces that hold atoms together, …

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