What a relief! If you have scoffed too much turkey, you should tuck into dessert

December 26, 2011

Alf’s constituents – the good people of Eketahuna North – will not need the advice being tendered in this post.

They are eminently sensible people who are not inclined to excessive eating or drinking, even at Christmas time.

But other readers of this blog might benefit from learning how to deal with the painful gut-busting feeling brought on by over-indulging during the holidays.

Here’s what we learn from the New York Post –

TAKE two cookies, and call me in the morning.

That’s the advice from Norwegian researchers who say a sugary snack can actually ease the pain of a gut-busting holiday feast.

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Are Gisborne folk more prone to fart attacks?

September 27, 2009

(as dictated to Mrs Grumble)

Supermarkets and fruiterers seem unlikely to prosper from kiwifruit sales in Gisborne, now that one of the kiwifruit’s health properties has been publicly aired.

Alf makes this observation after scanning a list of the national news headingsat the NZ Herald’s web-site today.

He learned:

* Kiwifruit may help flatulence

This was followed immediately by

* Gisborne folk love to let rip
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