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About Wendy Lewis

A former GP in the Home Counties, Wendy’s busy life revolves around her husband, grandchildren and two Labrador dogs – though not necessarily in that order. More Posts

What’s a girl like me to think?

Here’s another classic case of scientific research supposedly telling you one thing one week – and the next advising quiet the opposite. It was only about five days ago that fellow contributor Gerald Ingolby brought our readers the news that a new group called ‘super-agers’ [...]

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

A Christmas glow (maybe)

It’s funny how sometimes you spot things on television or on screens of one type or another that seem totally out of synch and place … and/or totally inappropriate in the circumstances of the moment. And – to be blunt – it is most often upon television. Despite all the [...]

December 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Still at it

A while back the Rust featured an appreciation of refreshingly candid and slightly maverick veteran UK neurosurgeon Henry Marsh who had been interviewed on an edition of Radio Five Live’s afternoon show about a second autobiographical book that he had written. He’s evidently got [...]

November 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

A guilty pleasure that sometimes delivers the goods

In liberal circles (with a small ‘L’) and among those of us who regard it as no more than a right-wing/middle class version of the Red-top tabloid British rags, the Daily Mail had a reputation – to adapt Prince Philip’s famous dismissal of the Daily Express – as [...]

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The ‘Wow!’ factor

Just in the cause of proving that those of us who are beyond the first flush of youth can still keep up to date with the modern world – here’s something rather ‘cool’ that I’d like to share with Rust readers. Sometimes things you spot on the internet just boggle the [...]

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

What men don’t understand

Inevitably upon a daily basis there is a ton of stuff in the media of doubtful use to anyone, but just occasionally something comes along and makes me laugh (nearly out loud). Which is why I’m sharing it with Rust readers today – DAILY [...]

February 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

And so it will come to this

It is, of course, the duty of all Rust contributors to keep an eye open for items in the media that might be of interest – whether practical or just passing – to our readers. In that spirit, I feel justified in bringing to wider attention the following report by Shivali Best that [...]

September 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

The nuts and bolts of sexual attraction

I believe that it was that film star Paul Newman, well-known for his marital fidelity to second wife Joanne Woodward, who first coined the immortal phrase “Why go out for a hamburger when you have a steak at home?” but recent media reports, here in the form of Christopher [...]

August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

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