Contrary to public opinion, a moderate amount of sunshine can be bloody good for you.
Sunshine lowers cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, disinfects and heals wounds, improves the immune system,kills bad bacteria and improves depression
It also cleans and deodorises cottage carpets , once they have been scrubbed within an inch of their lives
In the 1950s and 1960s thousands of sickly children were often given weekly " sunlight" treatments in order to be healed from anything from skin disorders to respiratory problems. Skin cancer was never considered.....sunlight healed all..or so it was thought