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.
- Diana Nicholson on Colonoscopy . . . Part the Third
Monthly Archives: November 2021
So true . . .
Just had a parcel delivered by DPD. We get parcels and letters and junk mail all the time. The letters etc come through the letter box. The parcels go on the stool provided or on the outside doormat. But DPD … Continue reading
Sunset, 20 November 2021, 4.21 pm GMT
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Out and about . . .
One of our trips out to keep the cars going in this strange age of isolation. Up a lane to the west of Loch Ken. The photos were taken on my mobile phone. I find using the phone as a … Continue reading
Thought for the Day . . .
“It is high time for me to put an end to your sitting in this place, which you have dishonoured by your contempt of all virtue, and defiled by your practice of every vice; ye are a factious crew, and … Continue reading
Demolition Job . . .
Another one of John Crace’s lovely demolitions from the Guardian today, 4th November 2021 . . . The politics sketchKwasi KwartengSleaze-bath U-turn renders Kwasi Kwarteng’s mindless loyalty pointlessJohn Crace It was a shit job, but someone had to do it. … Continue reading
Currently Reading . . .
Haven’t got very far yet – p. 53 in a three volume trilogy – but beautifully written and wickedly observed, set in the imaginary town of Tilling, which was really Rye, now in East Sussex. To know more – if … Continue reading