Category: Still Relevant

Give us a break – from holidays. There’s increasing evidence that holidays can cause harmful stress.

30 December 2020 By Paul Martin

Originally published in the Sunday Times, Sunday August 31, 1986  WARNING: Holidays can damage your health. Psychologists believe that many of the millions of Britons returning to work this week wouldhave been better off staying at the office instead of taking theirannual break. Increasing evidence that holidays can cause harmful stress ratherthan provide welcome rest and […]

Tennis: Game, set but no match for the Wimbledon losers.

30 December 2020 By Paul Martin

Originally published inThe Times, Tuesday July 08, 1986.  As at Rome’s Colosseum, Wimbledon’s centre court salutes only those of its gladiators who survive and conquer in their final encounters.A few All-England finalists return, hardened by past battles, andemerge triumphant. Most, though, receive an imperial thumbs-down andare doomed to oblivion in the history of tennis. Ivan Lendl […]