Jack Fruit Beaumaris and Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens in Menai Bridge

If you find yourself down this way over the summer, consider calling at a new café-bar that has just opened in Beaumaris. Jack Fruit is a plant-based Restaurant & Café-Bar set in the beautiful sea-side resort of Beaumaris, Anglesey. Serving creative, delicious food with classical influences and modern interpretations suitable for Vegetarians & Vegans. We [...]

Holidays and glaucoma

This information from www.gov.uk came into my inbox and I thought it would be useful to share as my patients who suffer with glaucoma have asked me in the past how to look after their eye drops when traveling. Managing your eye drops every day is hard enough, without dealing with the disruption of a [...]

AVRO Heritage Museum

With all the recent celebrations for D Day I was moved to think of my Dad, now in his eighties. The temporary exhibition was opened by the last surviving Dambuster, George “Johnnie” Johnson along with the now sadly late Dr. Mary Stopes-Roe (Barnes Wallis’s Daughter). The Museum, located on the now major housing development, Woodford [...]

Benefits of polarised lenses

Ultraviolet rays from the sun are incredibly damaging to our eyes contributing to the development of both cataract and Age-Related Macula Degeneration. According to World Health Organization, 20 percent of cataract cases are avoidable with proper UV eye protection. When sunlight is reflected from a horizontal surface, like land, water or the bonnet of a [...]

Jam today!

One thing I particularly enjoyed doing last autumn was collecting blackberries from the local hedge rows and making blackberry jam. It seemed to be a bumper year for fruit, and we made loads both for our store cupboard and for friends and family. Eventually however I got sick of the whole sticky business, and the [...]