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Profound look at good endings...

8:44 PM 28 AUGUST 2016

Working as I do in an integrated Health & Social Care environment, ostensibly geared to working with older citizens, this book had a resounding resonance with my own professional experience. 451 more words

Book Reviews

Being Mortal

By Atul Gawande (2014)

This is a book about the modern experience or mortality and i really cried while reading it.

Even in the early chapters such as chapter 2, that i read that it is important to notice the feet of the elderly. 403 more words

Work

No. 265 - Nigeria's Debt Situation Doesn't Feel Good

Bond Investors Are Rushing to Nigeria – I wrote a bit about Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s 60 Minutes interview earlier this week. Another thing he mentioned in that conversation was that at some point, the US was going to have to deal with the rate at which its debt is growing relative to its growth. 338 more words

News

A Must Read by Atul Gawande

I’ve passed on bits of information about the COVID-19 pandemic before. I just read this article by Atul Gawande – a surgeon and medical writer – which I’ve summarized; however, I really recommend reading his whole article if, for nothing else, than to enjoy the clarity of his writing (click on the title to get to the article). 798 more words

Interesting Stuff

Favorite Authors

In an article that I wrote for a magazine some time back I had shared how I got hooked on the reading and why books continues being such an internal part of my life. 478 more words

Cerebrations .....

My Abundance of Time

Our lives have all been turned upside down. From the local economy to the world as a whole, nothing is the same as it was just a couple of months ago. 732 more words

Life