It’s wonderful that so many people are enjoying the April heat wave but brilliant Sunshine should be treated with caution. Yes, we need some exposure to UV rays to synthesise Vitamin D in our skin, but excessive sun bathing can hasten skin ageing and lead to dangerous skin cancer. UVB rays, which haven’t penetrated our chilly Northern atmosphere since October last year, are now able to slant through the ozone layer because the sun is higher in the sky. These rays are the primary cause of sunburn, so it’s definitely time for the factor 35 sun block if you have
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