Category Archives: Uncategorized

“A massive, surging, irresistible force”

The Australian government seems to take little pride in the fact that a handful of our doctors has won the world’s top gong. Malcolm Turnbull is rarely stuck for words, but the award of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bending the truth at Beersheba

The Beersheba ceremony looked spectacular, but it got the history seriously wrong. Just quietly, I can’t wait for all the World War I centenaries to fade into the past. As a kid I remember the Last Post as a plaintive … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The battle over how we depart this life

Dying with dignity is an elusive goal, made more so by our inability to put our laws in order. We’re all going to die – you, me, everyone. For a few of us it will be quick and unexpected, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment