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