Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Gentle Man

April 14, 2010 by  
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He is a country man, a quiet,simple man. And more- He has seen the Red Kites at play, High in the sky, whirling, diving in aerobatic flight, And he has seen the Buzzards in courtship, In mid-air, almost colliding, they gently touched. Never impeding their fast flight of joy. He is a lucky man to […]

The Elderly In Revolt

April 14, 2010 by  
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(Or as the Sun Newspaper said, ‘The revolting elderly’) First for my friends who may not be familiar with some of the names, an explanation: 1.The M1, motorway the spine of England. 2.Ted Heath. Politician, musician, the oldest member of Parliament. 3.Betty Boothroyd, former Speaker of the House of Parliament. The Elderly in Revolt. The […]

Growing Old Gracefully

April 13, 2010 by  
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How does one grow old ‘gracefully?’, We are told that we should! But why, and how should we? We no longer tell our family how to behave, They are now free to do as they will, No! I will not swallow your’ graceful’ pill. Then we are told ‘ take it easy’. Yes, we are […]