Tag: health

For Only Men

For Only Men

For most of us recalling the history of, say, the "1800s" is not that important on a daily basis. In comparison, it is absolutely critical that those empowered by us to decide our laws are able to do so. Therefore it is downright scary when laws are suggested or interpreted today based on an inaccurate and/or incomplete knowledge of our past.

“The Nation’s history and traditions”

“The Nation’s history and traditions”

This is in reply really of course to your email ranting about the Supreme Court leak. You want my initial reaction? Okay.

Ramble (9 April 2022)

Ramble (9 April 2022)

You probably wish this were not true: I have more time for this site now, too!

The Best Teachers

The Best Teachers

With my latest novel now released, I planned to take the next few months "recharging": especially reading and having a "rest." However, I may use a bit of this now unexpected time "off" to "brainstorm" the basis for a new novel...

Boxing Day 2021 (U.S. Style)

Boxing Day 2021 (U.S. Style)

I am now sitting here finishing my coffee. My wife is having a "lie in." My father and my sister are well. We may not have wanted to stay a few extra days, but my dad is now 80 and when one reaches that age you never know what might happen....

Human Being Online

Human Being Online

Clearly those who allow social media not to supplement life and expand their personal horizon, but instead to encroach on living face an issue that they may need to address.

Train, City, Cathedral, Swans, And A Spanish Princess

Train, City, Cathedral, Swans, And A Spanish Princess

We were out and about on Saturday with friends from Bristol. One had never been to Peterborough. We told him, well, he ain't lived until he had seen Peterborough.

She Was 90

She Was 90

Her parents came over in the 1920s from what is today the Republic of Ireland. She had also spent some of her childhood back there, including some of early World War II, under the care of an aunt. To the end of her life, those childhood years living in Ireland were special and happy memories for her...

What Would Jefferson Do?

What Would Jefferson Do?

...do not hesitate to reply... that, well, you were vaccinated because that is what Thomas Jefferson would have had done...

This Surprising August

This Surprising August

The full draft that I had worried in July was NOT close to being finished, is, as August ends, NEARLY DONE...

That Matter Of Life Or Death

That Matter Of Life Or Death

Presumably - and we hope - today will not be THE last day. But every morning, every day now, I suspect, could be that day. We brace ourselves so we are not shocked.

Maybe I Need The Mari-jah-wah-na?

Maybe I Need The Mari-jah-wah-na?

Maybe I should partake of some of what a great aunt called "the mari-jah-wah-na" that I was such a square I would never try when I was young and actually sensible? Would that relax me?

Men’s Journalings

Men’s Journalings

I feel public writing is better for our "mental health" than private writing.

Jabbed At Last

Jabbed At Last

If ANY approved jab is available to you, don’t be foolish. Listen to doctors and have it.

“I just didn’t want to be alive any more”

“I just didn’t want to be alive any more”

Nothing in that "interview" with the duchess was more upsetting, I felt, really, than her stating she had wished not to live any longer.