BY JOE NUTT Like many people who read an essay by Honor Jones published a few weeks ago in The Atlantic magazine, entitled How I Demolished my Life, I reacted badly. For anyone who missed it, the essay began with the author detailing her dissatisfaction with her current kitchen, before rapidly moving onto a description of the unending mess created by her three children, then … Continue reading A Family is for Life
BY JAMES MELVILLE “We respect our elders. There is wisdom that comes from experience, and I am not going to stop learning from wise counsel.” ― Marcia Fudge One of the many collateral damages of the Covid crisis has been the profoundly negative impact of well-being and mental health on our elderly people. The elderly haven’t been asked what they want to do. … Continue reading What Do the Elderly Want?
BY NIGEL BEAN On my return home from work one day the good lady remarked that Hunter – our Labrador American bulldog cross – just hadn’t been the same since his Dad was sent over the rainbow bridge. I had noticed this as well, he appeared uninterested even in his food and his zest for life was missing. The solution we both agreed was to get … Continue reading It’s a Terrier