22nd September, 2017

​‘Complains of nil’.  Would that be a fitting epitaph?  Pause for laughter …  A genuine comment pertaining to me but on a medical level: the dentist was updating my ‘file’ and reporting back to the nurse.  Rest assured, it did make me laugh and I told her...
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6th September, 2017

​Don’t worry, it will soon be Christmas!  Where has the time gone?  What have I been doing?  Quite frankly, it’s been a complete melee; suffice to say, King Lear is my bedtime reading at the moment.  Telling. 2017 has been a strange year; can’t say a...
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17th August, 2017

​In the beginning, there was Adam and Eve …  Idyllic.  Just the two of them in the Garden of Eden.  Paradise.  Or was it? Sunshine, beautiful, lush surroundings and each other.  What more could they wish for?  No need for money, the need to procure it nor the evils...
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12th August, 2017

​I know I wrote about Princess Diana recently but did anyone watch ‘Diana : In Her Own Words’ last Monday?  Jeremy?  The hype that preceded that programme and whether or not it was morally wrong to use private footage …  laughably, Penny Junor was, repeatedly,...
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28th July, 2017

​‘Manners maketh man’, or so the saying goes.  Thank God for that saying because sometimes I wonder whether it is just me?  Perhaps I have merely become more intolerant with age or are manners truly a rarity now?  Sadly, that is a rhetorical question very much...
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