David's blog #51: A Tale of Two BusesPosted on 2020-10-05
I hope for forgiveness with this rather personal posting, but the last few weeks have provided me with a new perspective on access to care for our older citizens. It has highlighted that there are some great people out there who do their best to help, but that many systems and structures are nothing short of woeful, having seemingly been designed without any regard to those they are meant to help.
David's blog #50: Making Space for MagicPosted on 2020-09-07
This year seems certain to stick in our collective memory. We are experiencing a global pandemic where many countries’ health systems have been challenged, and in some cases overwhelmed. Massive economic impacts are certain, and we will undoubtedly see significant political repercussions. Issues of inequality have been thrown into sharp relief, and there have been some searching questions asked concerning community cohesion, engagement and the trust and confidence we place in our leaders and systems.
David’s blog #49.9: An Art that Requires Attention Over Talent, Spirit Over Ego, Others Over SelfPosted on 2020-08-18
I hope this finds everyone coping in the environment of ongoing restrictions and exceptional circumstances we find ourselves in. The challenges we are all dealing with are significant and for some they are incredibly demanding, even tragic.
David’s blog #49.5: Stresses and StrainsPosted on 2020-05-11
hope this finds you well in these challenging times. Facing the realities of the Covid pandemic, individuals and organisations alike are experiencing significant difficulties. Being confined to your home on your own, with a partner, family or flatmates is not easy. Then there are the pressing concerns about income and paying the bills.
David’s blog 49#: The World Turned Upside DownPosted on 2020-04-01
Everything is changed. COVID-19 and responses to it have seen dramatic and fundamental changes to how life is lived around the globe. International travel has come to a near complete halt, much of the world is under some form of lock down with businesses, schools, shops, pubs and cafes shut. Our economic and social reality is now unrecognisable from that of only weeks ago.