Time 2

Time 2

Haphazard.  That’s how I see my rather chequered life.  Nothing was planned.  I had no great aims, no target, no ambition.  Looking back and trying a bit of self-analysis – dangerous! – I reckon that for much of the time DP’s semi-conscious mantras were...
Serious?  Humorous?

Serious? Humorous?

Both in fact. As It works its way through each day these days, a lot passes through the DP mind, as you can imagine.  Taking stock of the last 70+ years; looking around and evaluating how things are now; considering a limited future; relishing sights and sounds that...
Bill.  Done enough ….

Bill. Done enough ….

Yesterday afternoon was rather unusual: I watched television for a few hours.  It was the debate in the House of Lords, the Second Reading of the Assisted Dying Bill.  133 Peers spoke. In many ways it was frustrating.  I wondered if some of them who opposed the Bill...
“Human Interest” …

“Human Interest” …

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 Parliament.  It focused on the importance of the Bill and on the polls showing...
Tidying up ….

Tidying up ….

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 Dying Bill that is going through Parliament at the moment, with the...
“Rumours of my death …

“Rumours of my death …

….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.  Obviously not.  I’m sorry if anyone else has been thinking that way.  I...