Fresh news for a healthier lifestyle
When I first joined A.Vogel UK a few years ago I quickly became obsessed by the fascinating life of the man behind our brand – the founder of Bioforce, Alfred Vogel.
I would soak up every little story about him, especially from people who actually met him. I would turn to his book, The Nature Doctor for guidance and inspiration, and even today I still say good morning to the commemorative statue of him that greets you as you enter our office building.
The same statues can also be found at the entrance of Bioforce AG in Roggwil and at his former clinic in Teufen, in Switzerland. Continue reading >
I had a very emotional experience recently. I was watching a concert and there was Ringo Starr doing a set followed by Paul McCartney and then they did a set together! I was on my feet on my own in my sitting room, singing along and waving my arms in the air.
It was a concert celebrating The Beatles’ visit to America and it was fifty years ago. The gig was a time machine, bringing me back in an instant to the sixties – the most vibrant exciting decade of my life. It was a time of great change. Women started to wear trousers; more families started to have television sets; we had Mary Quant, Jean Shrimpton and Twiggy; Pope John the 23rd opened the second Vatican Council; and President Kennedy came to Ireland.
Today is International Animal Rights Day; a day to remind Mankind that every living creature should be treated with kindness and respect. Unfortunately, animal cruelty still exists in many forms throughout the world. Whether it be through violence, over-working, testing or neglect, animal cruelty of any manner should not be tolerated.
When I started working with A.Vogel a mere three months ago, I was somewhat astounded to hear other employees explaining that they had been with the company for a decade, two decades, or more. From the very start of my time with A.Vogel, I understood that my colleagues weren’t part of the company simply because they had a job, but because A.Vogel is true to its mission statement in every respect, continuing the work of a remarkable man and also valuing the people who keep it alive. Continue reading >