Hilary completed her life’s work, achieved world-wide recognition for her achievements, brought an era and a character to life, contributed to the sum of human knowledge. Would she have rather had another ten years of life instead?
Liz Truss, Boris Johnson, George W Bush, Donald Trump, Tony Abbott, Scott Morrison…
Every time an expert suggests the slightest change to the way things are done which will benefit the environment or improve the lives of people it will be immediately resisted by business, farming and religious leaders, whose resistance to change will be praised and supported by the Murdoch media and then by right wing politicians, at which point left wing politicians will decide it would be a courageous decision to proceed and pull the plug on the whole idea, ensuring there will be no change until the next expert suggests something.
“An odd thought strikes me:—we shall receive no letters in the grave” (Samuel Johnson)
It strikes me that there will be books written, music performed, art created, films directed, science discovered – that I will never know about.
Everybody has a hobby horse, all that differs is how hard and how far it is ridden.
grow into a tree as big as its parent!
is locked in
a Groundhog Day
with no context
that went before.
Strange way to live.
All the good
Edgy, anti-woke, non-politically correct, cancel me if you dare, comedians and right wing politicians and commenators, can be referred to by a shorter title – “ar*se-holes”.
…is not like the others…