Monthly Archives: November 2011

Poppies and Remembrance – for what?

So it’s mid-November now and the poppy season is past. Just about. And what a sea, an ocean of them we’ve had this year. More, it seems, than ever before. A sign perhaps of our increasing gratitude and enduring sympathy … Continue reading

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Suddenly I’m disabled

Suddenly, I am disabled. Only temporarily, I’m relieved to say. Disabled, in that I can walk on only one foot. The other, with two screws now nestling in it, inserted by a careful surgeon at Kings College Hospital in South … Continue reading

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The UK and Europe – where now?

And so yet again it seems, this little island, this wearied, confused offshoot of the European mainland, is to be pestered by a band of its own politicians, vision-less and old before their time, about getting out of Europe. And/or … Continue reading

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