• August most of N Europe will be on holiday, in S Europe.

    Tour around lake Constance ? There is a spa hotel with its own still on the N side, Konstantz is nice and Lichtenstein.

  • Neil W replied to the topic Campsite Etiquette in the forum Chit Chat 2 months, 1 week ago

    Camped in cornwall last weekend on a busy site with a real mix of holidaymakers/walkers etc. Come the 10 oclock curfew you could hear a pin drop. I was astounded and possibly a bit nervous that I was the noisy antisocial git after a particularly melifulous 10.30 guff

  • Neil W replied to the topic Warfarin or Rivaroxaban? in the forum Health 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    They are anticoagulants (reduce the effect of blood clotting). They don’t have any appreciable effect on the blood’s ability to store and transport oxygen. “Blood thinner” is a bit of a misnomer.

    The risk they (all of them) pose is the higher chance of serious complications of internal bleeding if you are injured (particularly head injury)…[Read more]

  • Neil W replied to the topic Warfarin or Rivaroxaban? in the forum Health 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I had DVT and was offered both (or heparin injections) and asked if there was any particular reason I should choose warfarin, and other than “rivaroxaban is newer” there wasn’t. The thing about there being no antidote in the event of serious bleeding (which was a risk) is no longer true, there now is one.

    I cannot see any disadvantage at all n…[Read more]