Land of the Survivors

Readers, I write this post during a brief pause in our heatwave here in the UK. It’s coming back, don’t worry. Does this beautiful weather conceal a secret? Are we doomed? Way back in 1954, the celebrated science fiction writer, and door to door salesman, HG Bragg in his novel The Land of the Survivors painted…

Calling Dr Bragg, Come in Dr Bragg…

Dr Bragg!! Who is he? A new type of Doctor; a doctor of all, a doctor of medicine, feelings, music, life and all things important. This week, into his world we tumble and venture. Shall we jump?…..yes let’s jump NOW!! But first, take a good mouthful of Bragg’s Potion 26………….

A time and a place

Good evening readers! There most certainly is a time and place for everything! Both here right now in 2018 and throughout our human existence! Obviously, there are only 40 or so years I can personally comment on, but here goes!

Weapon of Choice Too!

Good day all. Here is Dr Peter Scott-Morgan’s promised guest post as part of MND Awareness Month here in the UK. A provocative article on the challenges we all might face and the pioneering research he is undertaking. His post is about choices that we could take that, as Peter himself often says, will help us…

Retro Edition – Fist Full of Posts

Hi readers. This week I continue with my theme for MND Awareness Month and take both a retrospective and future look at living with MND. So in this early week post, let us go back to the past before coming forward to the present date with my first guest blog announcement that is focused on…

Not a cloud in the sky, got the sun in my eyes……

“And I won’t be surprised if it’s a dream….” Yes, the immortal words of Karen Carpenter. We visited the Top of the World last week. Well, certainly the top of North Wales. It’s now a regular trip for us. A seven hour drive that always seems to flow by knowing what beautiful scenery we are…

Weapon of Choice?

A nice mysterious title for a research opinion post? Read on, my intrigued and loyal followers….

Royal Wedding – Souvenir Edition

Wow, what a busy time the week before last was! It did of course culminate with the Royal Wedding. This very very special edition of onein400 is your historical record of last week and is yours to keep for posterity! Lord Bragg’s special His and Her Whisky Cup sets with Bragg’s 90% proof Wedding Whisky…

An introduction to my weekly MND blog for newcomers

It has now been nearly 2 years since I started my blog. I am now a serious MND blogger! I have Motor Neurone Disease (MND/ALS), and I started this blog to have fun, yes fun. It is about my living with MND, but with an absolute splash of humour. I am very analytical, and of…

The ‘after’ Bank Holiday Edition – keep an eye on expiry dates!

Hi, readers! It’s the Bank Holiday special, or rather the post Bank Holiday edition delayed for reasons beyond my control. This week is sponsored by Bragg’s BBQs, ex government surplus single use, instant lighting garden cooking devices. I can only hope that the advice in this how to enjoy your Bank Holiday post has been heeded…

A view to a thrill!

“Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends come inside, come inside!” Lots of music references this week as it is sunny (well it was) and listening to tunes is fab! You can play along and spot the songs/artists. The picture on the front of today’s post is of Meldon Dam in Devon….