Category Archives: Happiness

Whitewater rafting, orange juice and teeth

While reading a ‘history of modern Britain 1783 to 1964’,  as one does from time to time, the overriding impression is one of chaos. You have a totally mixed bag of politicians, who all have hugely biased ways of seeing … Continue reading

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Love and war

Every now and then we seem to drift into war talk, in the west anyway, and maybe in many places of the world. As troops pull out of Afghanistan the new threat seems to be Iran, and you would not … Continue reading

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How to run the NHS part 2

Yesterday I looked in a small way at how reasoning would lead to slicing the NHS into different kinds of organisations, one dealing with from pre pregnancy to 18 months old, another for the last 18 months of life and … Continue reading

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How to run the NHS

Having written a simple little book, How to Advise the President, it seems only fair that I should offer some advice for free on How to run the NHS. This is prompted by hearing that a former boss and good … Continue reading

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Apologies

It has been suggested that The Daily Mail made no such suggestion on removing the numbers 3, 5 and 7. I apologise for any confusion caused. What I should have said was  “Some sensible ideas I got from reading The … Continue reading

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Some sensible ideas from the Daily Mail

The press has got a lot of stick lately for phone hacking, bribing police and army officers, harassing victims of crime and generally behaving like arrogant lords of all, so I thought I would report on some good ideas from … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with therapy? Cults, the NHS and Landmark explored.

I have never been keen on the notion of therapy, maybe because those dishing it out seem to be as troubled as those receiving it, if not more so. In the UK there is a big fuss about reorganisation of … Continue reading

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