The United States is a nation of almost excessive ‘freedoms’ and ‘rights’, but each ‘right’ is accompanied by a responsibility. Continue reading The Sickness that Afflicts America
Not so long ago there was a great outpouring of gratitude for front line workers. Now is the time to turn that gratitude into genuine concern by adhering to the restrictions, even if that means doing without some of life’s greatest pleasures for a few more weeks. Continue reading The Best Way to Show Your Appreciation for Front Line Workers
This past week an 83 year-old woman from Barnsley has made the rounds of the TV studios after she said she had no intention of following the latest set of Covid restrictions.I saw her in one inerview where she protested her concern for all the other people who are dying from other conditions. How stupid can you get? Does she, and people like her, not realise that every Covid patient in hospital is taking a resource that would otherwise be used by a patient on the waiting list for an operation or diagnostic procedure. At the time of writing there … Continue reading Why do we Celebrate Stupidity?
I’m sharing a post from the retired US academic Hugh Curtler in which he shares something his son discovered. It’s a reminder that, as bad as things might seem today, they were often far worse in the past. Continue reading The Power of Perspective.
Generally speaking, most Brits are not great flag-wavers – except on special occasions. Continue reading V.E. Day 75 years on.
I foolishl suggested that having to stay away from work was similar to being retired. Continue reading Monday Musings – Staying Sane at Home
Despite the annual administering of influenza vaccine to members of vulnerable groups, the disease is estimated to have killed over 26,000 individuals in the UK in the winter of 2016/7. A figure that puts the numbers to date for Covid 19 worldwide into prespective. Continue reading Monday Musings – Is the Fear of Disease Worse than the Disease?