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: October 2022
We are all Musketeers now . . .
Elon Musk says he is a “self-confessed “free speech absolutist”. He may be a rich man but he doesn’t seem to know a great deal about history, or even present day world affairs. The fight for free speech began as … Continue reading
Birthday Flowers . . .
90th Birthday of OH . . .
A Month (or so) in Retrospect . . .
Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday, 8th September 2022. Whilst not exactly unexpected, she was an old lady of 96 after all, she had become such a fixture of our lives that we applied a sort of “not yet filter” … Continue reading
Colonoscopy . . . the sequel
We went up to the DGRI today to see the Surgeon, Mr Dreyer. The purpose of the trip was to make a definitive decision about surgery or no surgery in the light of the risk assessment. The result was as … Continue reading