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Posts tagged ‘health’

Love thy neighbour, don’t kill him

Dear Geeky, On hot days, I like to garden in the nude. It’s my way of connecting with nature without feeling so, how do I put it, mumsy.

But my next door neighbour is a man in his 80s with a low fence and a heart condition. I’m worried that my exposure will give him a coronary? What do I do? Cover up or strip off? Read more

Help! Vegies still alive on plate

I’m disturbed to find that fruit and vegies* are alive when I eat them. Not jumping up and down. But biochemically active – sensing their environment and making compounds in response.

Until now I thought that life stopped the moment I yanked a carrot out of the ground. Dead, final, kaput.

Not any more. Read more