I walked out of the hospital door and across the pavement to the road that led to the car park. There was an indefinable smell of spring mixed with a scent of car exhaust.
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I have been struggling with a chest infection and then asthma for the past number of weeks. I have had asthma since I was five years old and this has been the worst it has been in fifteen years. I’ve been to the doctor three times and have been getting by with a cocktail of steroids, antibiotics, inhalers and pain killers.
But this is a good time and a good place to have asthma.
When I was a child there was very little medication. I remember the terror of facing …
Reading a theological book today, I was delighted to find the following under ‘paradigm miscalculations’.
MURPHY’S LAW ARCHIVES
Case No. 48732; Ref: AB-5634297
Ms. S. Brown, Administrator
Allied Insurance Company
347 Worth Street
Akron, Ohio 43256
Dear Ms. Brown,
This is a response to your request for additional information in Block number 3 of the referenced accident reporting form where I put “Poor planning” as the cause of my accident.
You said in your letter that I should explain this more fully, and I trust that the following details will
Down to Tesco this morning to get passport photographs taken in their booth. I had memories of photo booths where you put the money in and suddenly there was a flash of light leaving immigration officials over the next ten years on the page remotely resembethe person before them light leaving immigration officials pondering whether the startled rabbitpondering whether the startled rabbit on the page remotely resembled the person before them.
It was €6 for the photos – I worked that out at £4 Sterling. I remember paying 25p …
The words of one of the Easter readings last week seemed appropriate today, on Saint George’s Day. In Acts Chapter 10, Saint Paul says, Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favouritism, but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.”
God doesn’t show favouritism, it’s more than just a theological point, it’s important to understanding what is needed for a healthy society.
Back in Lent, there was a diocesan study programme on ‘Welcoming the …
There is an abundance of primroses at Kilmashogue. The profligacy of nature points up the parsimonious attitude of Dublin developers who regard anything of beauty as an unnecessary extravagance, building thousands of identical houses, as many as possible to the acre, with no space left just to be there.
Primroses were the flower of Easter at home. In the mild climate of the English West Country, the daffodils were past and no one had yet thought of selling mass-produced lilies at entrances to supermarkets.
Primroses grew under the hedgerows along …