Monthly Archives: August 2017

Another List

10 Seminal Books Here is another, controversial list. This one is a list of ten books that have changed me in some way – change my mind or change the way I see or think about things. They are not … Continue reading

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Wapping Old Steps

Well, I’ve made it. I am now a State Enrolled Old Person. When I was in my twenties I never thought I would get to be this ancient, with a body and mind that are breaking down, and no longer … Continue reading

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The Waiting is Over!

The waiting is over . . . . for now. It is the waiting that is the worst bit. The wait for the appointment, the wait for the test results, the wait for the letter, the wait in the waiting … Continue reading

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Low-Level Anxiety

This time is all about waiting, and I am not as good at it as I thought I would be. I had my biopsy on my prostate two weeks ago, the consultant team met to discuss my results last Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Radio Wisdom

Heard on the radio this morning and worth remembering:   If you want to understand the man or woman, first you must understand the world as it was for them when they were 21.  

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