Someone once asked Paddy Ashdown “Why write a diary?” He replied, “So my grandchildren would know what their Grandpa did.”
My mother died from Alzheimer’s disease a couple of years ago, and by the time I finally got round to pose the questions I should have asked her years before, she was beyond replying.
For five years I thought I was writing this for myself. Now I’m not so sure ………
Tuesday, August 22, 2006
WELL ANYWAY, IT AMUSED ME - No. 2
Driving back from Norfolk recently, we came across some lengthy roadworks in the country, just outside a converted barn which housed a rural Veterinary Practice.
One of the ever diligent road repairers had helpfully erected signs telling traffic what the delay was caused by. The roadsign, mounted on the verge just outside the Vets, simply said -