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)

Before Oz was Oz …

Before Oz was Oz …

I mentioned that I like old maps.  I own a few.  They're mostly of lands where I've lived and worked, mainly in North Africa and the Middle East.  What was the attraction?  I used to pore over them,...

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Back to Earth

Back to Earth

Back to Earth - and as you can see, I do like old maps. These days, inevitably, my world tends to revolve around the illness.  Others join that world.  The Royal College of Nursing says that each...

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Shooting for the stars …

Shooting for the stars …

So glad you enjoyed the escapades the other day.  A bit of fun, and memorable.  And there's a link to today's jottings.  Later. Like you probably, over the years I've donated to a number of good...

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