“Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour” Fidel Castro
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. Abraham Lincoln
(Apologies for mixed metaphors) I remember a staple of children’s parties was a game called pass the parcel. In this a present was wrapped in many layers of paper and passed from child to child who were seated in a circle. When the music stopped whoever had the parcel removed a layer of wrapping paper.Continue reading “Oasis. BUPA. Round and round until the music stops….”
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
I try to keep my political views to myself, but some weeks you have to acknowledge what’s happening elsewhere. This story is from my friend Jason Cupp’s newsfeed here. It’s worth a read. A Trump Tower Goes Bust in Canada The failure this week of Trump Toronto showcased a familiar scenario: big promises, glitzy image,Continue reading “A Trump Tower Goes Bust in Canada”
The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has warned that NHS trusts risk facing a dramatic increase in the number of litigation pay-outs made if they do not make changes to the processes they use to gain consent from patients before surgery. The warning comes after a landmark judgment given in a Supreme Court case inContinue reading “RCS warns of risks of increasing litigation pay-outs”