DAVID PEACE

WHY?

Why write a blog?  Why now?

It’s been an interesting and stimulating life, and it still is: from working class home to world class universities, and onward to Africa, the Gulf, senior executive positions in global industries and more, operating in so many sectors – charities, oil & gas, foreign armed services, defence, security, civil engineering, career support, law, voluntary organisations and others.  Adventures, dangers, triumphs, disasters, huge lifetime friendships, lots of fun, a current and future illness, and a number of things I’ve not spoken about in the past.

It’s April 1 2020.  Why now?  I’m 72 and at home under semi-house arrest like everyone else, dodging the coronavirus.  My illness is ‘progressing’, as the medics say.  To write a book would be a task too far.  The mind is still active, or at least I hope it is. There’s plenty to talk about quite apart from David Peace.  I need another hobby, and to enjoy it.

So this is the latest adventure, hopefully interesting and fun.  We’ll see …..

If you can, start at the first entry on 1 April 2020 and then take your time: CLICK HERE or go to Journal, top right.

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Shared Thoughts Past, Present and Future, and a bit about Motor Neurone Disease (ALS)

Wall? Elephant? Both?

Wall? Elephant? Both?

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Prince Philip

Prince Philip

Prince Philip died yesterday.  Whatever one thinks of the British monarchy, or of the concept of constitutional monarchy in general, I hope few would disagree with my view that he has served the...

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Voice Rediscovered ….

Voice Rediscovered ….

This could be heavy, or heady, stuff. It was 1538 when the young Thomas Tallis arrived at the massive Abbey of the Holy Cross at Waltham, the wealthiest Augustinian House in England.  Apparently...

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