Promises

“Everyone’s a millionaire where promises are concerned.” Ovid

This week, I am keeping a promise I made to myself during the crunch last summer. The time has come to shift gears and build the business of (more…)

Plenty

“I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil.” Robert Kennedy

This week, we are experiencing a lot. There are plenty of changes to the schedule so I will keep listings brief with updates, postponements and cancellations on the website. There are (more…)

Prevention

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet, and the cause and prevention of disease.” Thomas Edison

This week, we’re having déjà vu all over again. As wellness makes its way back to the top of the global agenda, we’re returning our attention to prevention. (more…)

The Distinction Between a Disease and an Epidemic

Many media stories confuse these two distinct concepts the infectivity in the incubation and the immunity of individuals. They refer to the number of deaths (mortality) or the number of patients in intensive care and then conflate this with infectivity.

by OtandP Healthcare Education and information are key factors in the management of infectious disease. The distinction between the disease and the epidemic is key. During SARS we (more…)

Belonging

“I love the sense of belonging in Hong Kong.” Joshua Wong

One of my favorite things about Hong Kong is our diversity. Around 7,450 fisherman and farmers lived relatively quiet lives in villages throughout the territory when the British (more…)

New

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” Eleanor Roosevelt

This week, we are re-defining new. On 1 January 2000, I left corporate life unexpectedly and set out on my own to begin a new life of unsecured (more…)

Beginnings

“The beginning is always today.” Mary Wollstonecraft

Around us, everyone is marking a beginning. We have already begun a new a year and new season and a new chapter. The days and weeks and months (more…)