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An Octogenarian in the modern world

Archive for June 2017

The Grenfell fire and statistics

June 24, 2017

Octogenarians in general have ‘previous’, as the police call it for criticising present attitudes and complaining that the world is going swiftly to hell. I have often refrained from behaving like that because history shows that we (the octogenarians) have usually been wrong. The world has not gone to hell, and our successors have somehow […]

An Election Worry.

June 2, 2017

In my last post I expressed concern about the coming election. With one week to go, my worries are worse. Theresa May called the election in the hope of getting a stronger backing for her attitudes about Brexit. She sees Brexit as the great issue of the moment and wants to get it right. Labour […]