“Macedonian healer changed my life in unexpected way – Alastair Stewart

‘If she can fix you, she’ll fix you. She’ll touch your back and tell you outright if she can help you. Everyone around here knows her. Rumour has it a football team tried to recruit her once, but she wouldn’t take the job.’

I was not, shall we say, in the best of moods when my future mother-in-law suggested visiting a mononymous healer called simply Shinka. I’ll never forget the casualness of the suggestion. We were having a coffee with some of her colleagues in Gevgelija, Macedonia. It was all very ordinary as I was running her officethrough the day’s gloomy spinal forecast.” (full story at The Scotsman)