Earlier today I initiated a conversation with the homeopath, Nancy Malik, being intrigued by a phrase in her twitter biography, "homeopathic surgery". This phrase seemed so very bizarre that I thought I would ask the lady herself.
A simple enough question, you would have thought, especially for someone qualified in the discipline.
Here was the reply:
I was still unclear, but keen to give the lady every chance, so:
And - sure enough - I was obliged with a rather scary list:
In a spirit of both alarm and growing outrage, I delved further;
You will notice that my enquiry into how she qualified was elegantly side-stepped, no doubt because she considered me a fool. For good measure, she seems to have favourited her own tweet.
Now reaching terminal exasperation, I replied:
The reply I received left me feeling bereft of hope:
If anyone (including Nancy Malik) can untangle this and make any sense of it, then I would be very grateful.