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IF then SHOULD? (2)

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In a flurry of ‘the common good’, I willingly signed the form to approve donation of my son’s kidneys. (At the time I thought for the kidneys, but it was pointed out to me by a heart recipient, that the approval would have covered all organs.) I did mention , […]

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IF then SHOULD? (1)

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This thought led to my abandoning the work on a novel about heart transplants. The trouble was I had done too much research to have my head maintain a simple tale: child receives heart from acephalous baby – next needed donor hear (toddler drowned in family pool) not suitable (hidden […]

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Unknown items while waiting for the yet unknowable

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Many hours sorting all the pictures gathered over the years and four or five uploadings to  upgraded computers. So far duplicates within family phot files found and deleted. Retained are a couple of pictures the origins of which I have no idea, but I cannot bring myself to delete them. […]

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Less then six weeks away!

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“According to a little thing called the Australian Constitution, the Federal Election can be held no later than 21 May this year. That is less than two months away and yet we’ve not heard a peep as to the actual date of the thing. Granted, the date is unlikely to […]

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From Classic to Caricature?

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Newly subscribed to Netflix, I started at the very beginning and was very impressed with the casting. However, when I came to the change of cast I found it no longer had any appeal. Splendid actress as she is, Olivia Colman leaks energy in this role, even when appearing as […]