Monthly Archives: August 2021

The State of Play . . .

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Denouement . . .

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“Do not go gentle into that good night . . . “

I wonder if this is right, or good advice. Since we know that it is inevitable, is it not better to prepare for it as best we can ? “Forasmuch as all mortal men be subject to many sudden perils, … Continue reading

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Letting go . . .

This cheers me up. I hadn’t realised that I was simply letting go of the past. It is actually an achievement, not a failing.

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Big Steamers . . . or Container Ships

This poem sounds a bit dated now, which is not surprising as it was written about the time of the First World War. But, nevertheless, if you translate it mentally forward in time to container ships crewed by seamen from … Continue reading

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Hedging . . .

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The Good Law Project . . .

One of the great white hopes for this country is the Good Law Project run by Jolyon Maugham. I post below the text of one of their emails updating us on the progress of their attempts to nail the Government … Continue reading

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