The real nitty gritty

Time for some nit-busting and myth-busting too! Think you know your nits? Richard Jones, author and guest blogger, explodes the top ten myths about head lice … Head lice are dirty. Wrong. Head lice do just fine in clean hair thank you very much. Washing hair once a week, or once a year, makes no difference. Men don’t get head lice because of testosterone. Wrong. If men get head lice less often, it’s because they cuddle their children less. It’s a sad indictment of our aloof male stiff-upper-lip Britishness. We’d rather shake… Read More

The nitter-natter of tiny feet

The turbulent tale of some unexpected and unwelcome guests …