THE EUROPEAN FLAG
THE EUROPEAN UNION
Where is it ?
A reminder from John Ruskin, . . .
“There is no wealth but life. Life, including all its powers of love, of joy, and of admiration. That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest numbers of noble and happy human beings; that man is richest, who, having perfected the functions of his own life to the utmost, has also the widest helpful influence, both personal, and by means of his possessions, over the lives of others.”
From “Unto this Last”, 1860.
Monthly Archives: October 2021
Currently reading this. Commisario Brunetti gets involved in another case involving the dumping of toxic waste. Seems to be a Donna Leon “thing” to which she returns – so presumably a real problem in Italy when these books were written.
Some years ago – how many ? – I took advantage of some well priced laptops on the BT Shop web site, and for various good reasons at the time, bought three of them. It turns out that I have … Continue reading
As a user of abebooks which has an Advanced Book Search, this effort by Brian Bilston made I laugh . . .
Thursday is Tesco Day in this house. We get a text message the night before to say that the delivery will be between the booked hours tomorrow, and on the day, the Tesco web site shows updated estimates of the … Continue reading
Reproduced without permission – but since it was on Twitter presumably he intends for it to be seen widely. Brian Bilston
Well, we’ve been done. At 3.12 pm on Sunday after noon last to be precise – at the old Kirkcudbright hospital building. All us Oldies are being done first, and we saw our neighbour leave home just before us, and … Continue reading