New Year brings mixed blessings
‘Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.’ – Sophocles
Leaving is so very hard to do
“What you are to do without me I cannot imagine…” – George Bernard Shaw, “Pygmalion”
Always expect the unexpected
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”– Milton Berle
It can be a tragically small world
“Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary – that’s what gets you…”– Jeremy Clarkson
Life is often tough at the top
“When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.”– Ronald Reagan
Not everything creepy happens at night...
“Never make predictions, especially about the future” – Casey Stengel
The power of speech is proved again
“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” – L. P. Hartley: The Go-Between
A night to remember?
“Change and decay in all around I see” – Henry F. Lyte
Health dominates the General Election
“Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.” – Gore Vidal
Cuts to the budget are having strange effects.
When I started as a young pupil I had a kind pupil master who, on days when he was out, used to send me to court with other members of Chambers.
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