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The link between Gastrointestinal inflammation and depression

We have all heard the proverb “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach”. This is a tongue in cheek expression suggesting that if a woman is well versed in the kitchen then this will translate to a man falling in love with her. Perhaps what this is really suggesting is that a […]

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The importance of Bananas

All fruit contains vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to one’s health, however there are several reasons why Bananas stand out and should be a part of every person’s daily diet. I will discuss a few of the main reasons below. Bananas are a good source of Potassium. 100g of Bananas contain 358mg of Potassium. […]

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First two weeks back on the road (Xinjiang and Kazakhstan)

At last the winter had passed and it was time to get back to spending my days outside, on the road on Stella. Although I enjoyed my time in Urumqi, certainly not regretting spending the winter there; I made some good friends and was genuinely upset about leaving. However, I left Dalian, almost a year […]

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(Almost) Mugged in Mongolia

Thus far, on all my travels I have been very lucky in meeting mostly amazing people. Even travelling through West Africa I was never threatened or  felt in too much danger. Yesterday I met my first ‘bad apple’. I started the day off as normal, and within 5 minutes met a Shepard who asked me […]

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Where am I now?

If you’re interested you can follow my progress (or lack of) of my ride back to the UK. Click on the link below to see where I am.

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