Talks

Will We Live For Ever?

Can we all live forever? We celebrate centenarians and we are all living longer. Will this progress continue?  Will we ...
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Who Governs Britain?

Of course, our Members of Parliament decide how the country is run, don't they?  But, who influences them? What about ...
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Why Diets Don’t Work

Diets don't work.  We all know that.  Is due to our kitchens, our diet or food manufacturers?  This talk explains ...
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What You Don’t Know About Mother’s Milk

Breast feeding is a really positive influence in a baby's development. Learn how important it really is using recent discoveries ...
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Can Post Traumatic Stress Be Treated?

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a terrible disorder.  Recent discoveries give hope that it can be treated and, perhaps, ...
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How Do Brains Work?

This story begins with a very surprising event. A mother at a kindergarten cannot recognise her own child.  She only ...
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How Did Culture Evolve?

A violinist playing on the Tube, one of England's best concert pianists, is a big step from Neaderthal man.  How did that ...
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How Did The Kings Find Bethlehem?

The Three Kings arrived in Bethlehem by following a star. How did they do that?  Could we do it now? ...
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Do Fathers Matter?

Child Care books address the mother.  The father is pretty much ignored. Do fathers actually matter? In this talk, the importance ...
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Can We Feed Ourselves?

Global starvation was first raised around 1800.  So far it has not happened.  Population increases, food production decreases.  Will it ...
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Are Renewables Enough?

Can we rely on renewable energy? We use ever increasing quantities of energy. We reduce greenhouse gas emissions which limit ...
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Doctor At Sea

An amusing romp through my time as a ship's surgeon. Junior doctors worked in a different, less programmed, way in ...
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