Tag Archives: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Glorious Murmurations

Ramblings 5.  We are blessed to live in a rural area, where a countryside walk is never far away.  With winter upon us it is tempting to shut ourselves away from the cold, assuming that nature has no wonders for … Continue reading

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A Pint of Seawater Please (Snippets 15)

In Snippets 11 we looked at some rather out-of-date medical advice on taking cold baths.  Medical books from the 18th and 19th Centuries often advocated bathing in the sea, and even drinking seawater.  This idea was popularised by Richard Russell … Continue reading

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