Category Archives: Health

A Harold Hill* Hippy Goes Shopping in 1967

After a joint or two Dave decided I should spend my spare cash on a new pair of open toed sandals. We left the café and walked round the corner to John Barnet’s shoe shop. The assistant looked down at … Continue reading

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Covid Lockdown

After weeks, with nothing to do The phobia’s did grow Claustrophobia – well that one, was new Agoraphobia was raring to go. “Pull yourself together”, she did say, “There are far worse off, than you Make the most of each … Continue reading

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Lunchtime

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A tragic deathbed scene

Jake was on his deathbed with his wife, Susan, by his side. He looked up and his pale lips began to move slightly. “My darling Susan,” he whispered. “Hush, my love. Rest. Don’t talk.” He was insistent. “Susan, I have … Continue reading

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There’s no stupidity vaccine

                                                125,500 UK dead every year  

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The lunatic in charge of the asylum

A Gerald Scarfe cartoon

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The new economic world for OAPs

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Andrew Lansley’s ignorance of risk and the NHS

“The reduction in spare capacity is a management imperative imposed in order to survive the regular scrutiny of analysts and auditors. Increasingly this applies to the public sector and utilities, too. For instance, the stocks of oxygen bottles, bandages, spare … Continue reading

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Rules Are Rules: You know that, Sir

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Is this an Absurdity?

An Authorised Grim Reaper   An Unauthorised Grim Reaper   Comment: Wrecking the economy to protect lives in the C-19 pandemic is entirely laudable but a vaccine will eliminate its lethal potential by 2022. Cigarettes meanwhile will continue killing about 77,000 … Continue reading

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