Ego Integrity? 3/8 Did YOU have University with benefits!


This is the third in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, academic, scientist, logic, loyalty, gratitude, comradeship, grafting, organised, systematic, love. I hope you can spot them in the post. … Continue reading Ego Integrity? 3/8 Did YOU have University with benefits!

Ego Integrity: 2/8 Who guided YOU when you needed it?


This is the second in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, friendship, education, humility, mentor, professional. Some became personal values, others signposted a new direction to my life. I hope … Continue reading Ego Integrity: 2/8 Who guided YOU when you needed it?

5. The ultimate death of British steelmaking.


The death of British steelmaking 1967-1979 It has become a tactic of the sneering, left wing, youth movement of the Facecrook-Twatterati to belittle the decline of British manufacturing and to ascribe its causes to Thatcher, financial institutions, politicians generally, the unfair EU, .... But what do they know of those times? Were they even alive … Continue reading 5. The ultimate death of British steelmaking.