Goodbye Madrid….the Grand Tour ends

Our last day in Madrid was set aside to visit the Museo Nacional del Prado, with our “skip the line” tickets again being organised by the obliging Sergio. As luck would have it, our hotel was within in easy walking distance, so we set off after breakfast to arrive in time for the 10am opening. The walk in the early morning air was pleasant and gave us … Continue reading Goodbye Madrid….the Grand Tour ends

Titirangi’s Pipeline walk – it’s a gem!

We have lived in Titirangi for many years – we moved to our first home here when we were in our late twenties and we are now in our early sixties. We are in our third Titirangi house now, and while we have often considered moving closer into town, the house prices are prohibitive, and we love living here too much to let it go. Continue reading “Titirangi’s Pipeline walk – it’s a gem!”

Moderate alcohol consumption may help prevent bone loss, study suggests

Moderate alcohol consumption may help prevent bone loss, study suggests. As an osteoporosis sufferer, this is rather good news! Check out a summary of this new study in Science Daily. Personally I have had an Aclasta infusion to help with thinning bones, but it seems that a glass of wine or two a few times a week may offer additional benefit …. Related articles Postmenopause … Continue reading Moderate alcohol consumption may help prevent bone loss, study suggests