Evan on August 29th, 2008

Time again for news from the blogosphere. This time two sites at opposite ends of the reality spectrum – one on metaphysics and the other on physical fitness. What Is Metaphysics dot com is a site authored by Jason Randhawa (Canadian born of Indian parents). What is metaphysics – according to Jason it is the […]

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Evan on August 27th, 2008

It seems that a day barely passes without the promise of genetic medicine being promoted. All this promotion has the effect of making me sceptical. I wondered if I was just being cynical. Then I realised I had a friend who I could ask. My friend is David Wyatt who started one of the early […]

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Evan on August 25th, 2008

Late last week the ADSL account I was using was cancelled. Since then I have been using dial-up. And it is S-L-O-W, I mean mind-numblingly, boringly, tediously SSSSLLLLOOOOWWWW. This turn of events did not make me happy (you picked that up, no?). After a couple of days the penny dropped and I realised how frustrated […]

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Evan on August 21st, 2008

Just a quick note to point you to a great post by Maria at Neverthesamerivertwice, who has done a guest post for me. She has done a great post about what she wants to do with blogging and how to do blogging in a genuinely worthwhile way. She has called the post Authentic Blogging. A […]

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Evan on August 21st, 2008

[My apologies. I am having internet problems at the moment and am reduced to dial-up. So no photos until I am back to a better connection speed. Evan] I usually have difficulty when people get defensive. I feel surprised and not sure what to say. I know that I’ve offended or hurt them in some […]

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Evan on August 20th, 2008

I’ve just done a guest post on great sex over on Smack Dab in the Middle. It’s a bit more uncensored than how I write on this blog (I use the eff word for instance). But if you’d like to head over there and have a read please do. My idea is that great sex […]

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Evan on August 19th, 2008

Image by Elsie esq. This is a rule of thumb for counselors – “if all else fails; reflect”. That is if you are getting nowhere trying to help the other person, just let them know that you here what they are saying: reflect back to them what they are saying. The idea is, instead of […]

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Evan on August 17th, 2008

Just a quick note. Below is a link to a panel on the social determinants of health. It’s about 50 minutes – audio only so it shouldn’t take too much bandwidth. The drawback is that the panel contains a couple of politicians. However, it also contains the brilliant Michael Marmot (who in my opinion has […]

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