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)
It wasn’t what I’d expected, but I should have realised it was likely. On Saturday morning, two days ago, Dignity in Dying issued a press release about the Assisted Dying Bill going through...
Three things in the tidy-up. I wasn’t going to write about the first item but I find I have to: 1. Two days ago I was told that today there might be a Press Association release about the Assisted...
….have been greatly exaggerated”, as Mark Twain is often misquoted as saying. An old friend from schooldays read the last blog entry and wrote today wondering if I’d already made the journey. ...