more than 10 people in my family are currentley taking botanical slimming and have lost weight as well. I was reminded of a passage in Deborah Mattinson's excellent book Talking to a Brick ??Where she says that audiences in focus groups frequently found??clips??not from Newsnight or the Today Programme to be the most informative, but clips from the children oriented Newsround. But there's an even bigger issue than whether your family's property ownership calls into question your populist credentials.