Random happenings we often call coincidences. No rhyme or reason it just happened. Trying to fill a prescription becomes evermore complicated because there is a person with the same full name and the same date of birth already in the system! Having just flown into London and catching a train to Edinburgh when walking throughContinue reading ““Could Have””
Tag Archives: Wislawa Szymborska
After every war…
This continues to be an awful time as we live through such an atrocity. War never has winners. I am bereft of words. My heart feels such pain and I feel so isolated and helpless, day after day I watch the agony of innocent families trying to escape yet desperate to return to their homeland.Continue reading “After every war…”
2022 has begun the same way as 2021 ended, the evening news being full of statistics, Covid-19 statistics, infection rates, hospital numbers! On and on it goes! Statistics and data, though important do not tell the whole story. None of us wish to become a statistic! The Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska, from whom I haveContinue reading “Statistics!”
Message in a bottle!
Today I wish to take you to the seaside. Remember, all those summer days over many years, when you spent some time dipping your toe in the water. Perhaps you wondered for a moment or two, where has this water come from, where did it begin, how many miles has it travelled, is the tideContinue reading “Message in a bottle!”
The Center is not the middle!
Here is everywhere It doesn’t look right! What’s wrong? The world looks different when we view it from a different center. It takes our eye and our brain just a moment to interpret what we are seeing. It’s not how we see the world in our mind’s eye. However, being a little off-balance might restoreContinue reading “The Center is not the middle!”
It has been a year of daily statistics. Every major news bulletin has begun with numbers, cases, positivity rates, hospital beds, ventilators, and sadly deaths. At last these daily statistics also include vaccine distribution and shots received. One amazing story of good fortune last week involved public health workers transporting vaccine but they got stuckContinue reading “Statistics”