Monthly Archives: October 2014


The recent discussions about the NHS crisis in funding got me thinking, again. I can still hear the pride in my Mothers voice, she could get an appointment with a real Doctor and she was not going to have to┬áput her family in financial jeopardy to do so. She was of that older generations, still […]

Our Poor Planet

Recently we travelled by train to Bruges in Belgium. We passed for several hours through a virtually flat and to all intents and purposes, a treeless landscape. A landscape we take to be the natural form. Whilst mooching around in mediaeval Bruges I was struck several times by the huge size of internal beams within […]