Limerick XX

Colour – it’s time to reflect On what defines us and the goals that we set Apartheid once ruled ‘Baasskap’* was the tool We are better, much better, than that *'Baasskap' was the Afrikaans term used to describe white supremacy in South Africa during Apartheid rule.

An empty hospital? Who’d have thought it?

Found this story in the news the other day. Follow the link and you'll see that the preparation for catastrophe was in place but the need (so far) has not been realised, as is shown in the link below. https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/melbourne/coronavirus-ward-created-to-treat-covid-19-patients-at-geelong-hospital-sits-empty-as-managers-hail-its-success/ar-BB13OtGh Kind of reminded me of the episode of Yes Minister where Bernard advises the Minister … Continue reading An empty hospital? Who’d have thought it?

Folly

Once a scare becomes a fright And man reacts as one Folly breeds more folly And amok will folly run I see therefore it must be true A knowledge base for thought Faster faster it impedes To question is a rationale Practiced by the few As reason loses out to fear And slow thought loses … Continue reading Folly

Teddy

I once had a toy A cherished bear I called Teddy He’d sit under my arm Whilst lying in bed He’d sleep by my side Every night restful and Steady Sleep well and be happy Is what Teddy said I have him today Boxed with soft toys Out of reach Out of sight – (out … Continue reading Teddy

Boris

He did it! We always knew he would. Boris Johnson may well go down in history as one of the most successful Prime Ministers of all time. And he may well have the next decade to prove himself. Today, Tony Blair came out with writhing criticism of Jeremy Corbyn, the arguably socialist leader that led … Continue reading Boris

In the morning

His frame is like a picture                                      Mounted high upon the wall                              Surprised he looks aghast                                      At the others they're disturbing                                                  So principled a stance                                          Replaced by the pragmatic                                    Conciliation to the forefront                             One stands languished quite perturbing                                 Let me out let's get it done                              Moving forward without a warning                   Will … Continue reading In the morning