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Hello and welcome to my website. I am a British-born, naturalized American, living in California. Based in Los Angeles, I work as a correspondent for BBC television, radio and digital outlets, covering everything from US politics and world affairs to technology, natural disasters and Hollywood. I also host the Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast. My special interest is the science of human longevity - food, fasting, exercise and long-term health. All views expressed reflect my personal experiences. I advise anyone considering adopting a new diet or fitness regime to first consult with their doctor. Links on this site are to my personal portfolio of audio, video and text. Copyright of broadcast works remain with the BBC and LLAMA podcast content with Healthspan Media LLC. Thanks for the visit!

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

LA's tornado warning

Much to the delight of local TV, LA is on storm watch this week. Today we had a tornado warning, but it didn't materialize. It was, according to the LA Times, just "tornado-like." It is very wet though - 3 big storms are passing through CA this week - we've had two and apparently the worst is still to come. But apart from waterspouts, a few flooded streets and lots of mud, it's not a major problem. less cyncially, the soil is saturated and last year's fire damaged area, are ripe for mud slides. Thousands of people preparing to evacuate...

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