Monthly Archives: May 2017

Daily prompt: Mostly off topic

DAILY PROMPT Catapult Here’s a little story that has nothing to do with catapults unless you stretch it to cover catapulting the US into Healthcare Norms for Developed Countries in the 21st Century. Australia does have private health cover, but … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Anchors

DAILY PROMPT Unmoored As I mentioned before, my sister had a major operation last week, and I am now holding firmly to her mooring rope while she floats in a sea of post-operative confusion. All that anaesthetic! It will pass, … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Farce, thy name is politics

DAILY PROMPT Farce I shouldn’t talk about politics. You know nothing about ours, and while I know slightly more about yours (the UK and America: you are more important than we are so we hear more of your news than … Continue reading

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Two questions

I have two questions. I ask them purely because I am curious, and NOT because I have an agenda. Furthermore I am DEFINITLEY NOT a Trump supporter, just in case my questions give you the wrong idea. Dov Levin (Institute … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Looking around

DAILY PROMPT Precipice Yesterday was my 49th wedding anniversary – provided I’m still allowed to call it that given the other half the wedding died 26 years ago. Me, I don’t see why not. It was, after all, the day … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Each to his own

DAILY PROMPT Hospitality It’s funny how things change. Hospitality used to be a personal thing. Now it’s an industry. A career for which you train, perhaps in the hope of becoming manager of one of those whoop-di-doo resorts where people … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: The value of having a conscience

DAILY PROMPT Maze I didn’t want to get out of bed this morning. The air was chill, the bed was warm, and nothing on my calendar suggested anyone would know let alone care if I spent the day tucked up … Continue reading

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