Lent prompt 3: Footballer’s heading balls and dementia

Research is continuing into possible link between heading footballs and later developing dementia. In 2017 Alan Shearer hosted an interesting documentary on the subject called Dementia, Football and me; worth a watch if you are able to.

https://amp.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/nov/13/alan-shearer-dementia-football-me-review-hits-back-of-net

Lent prompt 1: What is Dementia?

Dementia describes different brain disorders that trigger a loss of brain function. These conditions are all usually progressive.

Symptoms of dementia include memory loss, confusion and problems with speech and understanding. Dementia is a terminal condition.

Dementia itself is not a disease – it’s actually caused by lots of different diseases. The word ‘dementia’ is just an umbrella term for the symptoms caused by these diseases such as memory loss, confusion and personality change.

There are 100s of types of dementia including:

Vascular dementia

Dementia with Lewy bodies

Alzheimer’s

My cookery books: Archer’s Cookbook

This was a Christmas present one year from my Mum. Both my Mum and Iisten to the Archers which is a soap on the radio, everyday for 15minutes apart from Saturday’s.

I have not made anything from this book. It is divided into the seasons and months. Each season starts with some blurb and there is also blurb for each month,

The recipes are is looking at the fictional character’s recipes.