The genius of Dr Allinson

05 September, 2008
Page 47 
Since autumn started in August this year, what better time to hear Dr Allinson's reflections on how gloomy weather makes one, well, gloomy.
On seeing the light: "There are some people so constituted that their very spirits depend in great measure on the weather. If it is bright and cheerful, they are well; but if it is dull and dark, they become depressed and dispirited. So it is more or less with all of us. A bright day makes us feel well, and a dull one more or less miserable. Moral: When possible, expose your body to the sunlight; it strengthens it, tones it, and preserves you against colds."Next issue: fight the flab

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