Older woman looking out of window

Getting Old is Inevitable

Pardon me for getting old, is a quote from a reader’s comment on a page about a predicted crisis in Norfolk.  This is what the article says in describing the pressure on the local authority in providing care for an ageing population:

“Norfolk is facing a “significant challenge” because an ageing population is heaping pressure on social services at a time when the money to tackle the problem is shrinking…”

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man smelling a rose

 What’s in a Name: Does Diagnosis Matter?

I wonder if you recognise these words, “Tis but thy name that is my enemy?” Probably not. How about this line, “…That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet?”

Of course, now we’re getting warmer! That is Shakespeare’s Juliet speaking about her beloved Romeo. She has been brought up to believe that anyone with the name Montague is bad but she is questioning this and making up her own mind about the man. She concludes that whatever his name, he would still be the same person she loves. Do You Care? Read on