Britain is going through a difficult time, when its sustained ability to punch above its weight, economically and diplomatically, is ebbing. The end of irrational exuberance found the country ill at ease with itself, with rising inequalities and unhealthy nationalism, just when it needs to eat a slice of humble pie and be fleet-footed in recognising that many of the traditional pillars of its strengths are collapsing. The need is to recognise other supports and partners and find a new common purpose after the pandemic. I live in hope.

a bridge too near

We're leaving trafford for the last time after three wonderful years and... joining bridgewater, which also provides healthcare in trafford, as well as other parts of greater manchester, merseyside and cheshire. It's a new day, and a new challenge in a still new sector of community rather than hospital care (18 february 2012)...

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