Significant Quotations #3 Old age creeps up on you?


What a cracker of an observation from the American poet, Emily E Dickinson! Exactly one year ago before my 72nd birthday I was diagnosed with Coeliac disease which means I must remain on a gluten-free diet for the rest of my life. The gluten was eating me! So, no more pizzas, pasta, bread, cakes, biscuits, … Continue reading Significant Quotations #3 Old age creeps up on you?

Significant Quotations: #2 Only the educated are free


Epictetus was a Greek philosopher, a Stoic, who freed himself from slavery by his intelligence and use of his mind. The educated are free because they can free their “bonds” and use their minds to question, challenge, explore thoughts, theories as well as themselves and others. This quote was the motto of our original education … Continue reading Significant Quotations: #2 Only the educated are free