Category Archives: medicine

Horse Action Saddles

According to Wikipedia female hysteria was once diagnosed by Victorian doctors as a widespread affliction with symptoms of faintness, nervousness, sexual desire, insomnia, fluid retention, heaviness in the abdomen, muscle spasm, shortness of breath, irritability, loss of appetite for food or sex, and “a tendency to cause trouble”. Women always caused trouble in the minds […]

Jellyfish Stings

Summering along the Cite D’Azur Krove was subjected to the lash of jellyfish tenacles. Painful red welts rose on his forearm. A French friend suggested dabbing the affected area with vinegar and a guest from New York said, “The boys at Riis Park used to pee on the welts.” “Well, I’m certainly not one of […]

Penile Resurrection

In ancient times victorious armies castrated their vanquished foes to emphasize their superiority, however penile amputation has been a rarity in modern world with John Bobbit the last American male to suffer this catastrophic injury at the hands of his avenging wife, however Thai wives constantly threatened their husbands and boyfriends with ‘dtart ham’ and […]

Not 100%

2013 had passed through the summer and September without any serious hurricanes hitting the Eastern Seaboard of the USA. I thought to myself that we had been lucky and that misconception exited from my skull to be carried by the Gulf Stream winds to the birthplace of all storms. Hurricane Sandy struck New York and […]

Free The Coca Leaf

Several years ago I was invited to the Bolivian Consulate in New York. The gatherings were to promote the new president’s vision of Pan-Americanism and one of the main tenets was the legalization of coca leaves. I had chewed the aklaloid leaves in Peru to combat high-altitude sickness in the Andes and both my mistress […]