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