Monthly Archives: May 2018

Making the best of this transient life.

This morning I lost a friend.  I hadn’t known him long, he was a client of a charity with which I am associated.  In the short time that I have spent with my new friend, he was never able to … Continue reading

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Capitalism or Socialism or something else? Looking outside the box!

I can’t help thinking that we are going to have another almighty crash.  Things are changing so fast, our systems of communication, markets and public services cannot possibly keep up. The information age is upon us and is outstripping our … Continue reading

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Listen to the crying child.

  Listen, can you hear the children cry? From earthquake street or Yemen’s misery Do you hear the mother’s scream of pain? As Aung Sang Suu Kyi lies, staring blindly on. Do you hear the whimpers of the dying child? … Continue reading

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