Monthly Archives: September 2014

Age and Absent-Mindedness

Donald Broadbent, an intimidating tutor and later a scary boss, used to describe how once, when  shutting up his house for the night, he  carefully set a lettuce on the doorstep for the milkman and put the milk bottles in … Continue reading

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How did I get so late so soon? Age and the passage of time.

  In his last years, when he was sadly bewildered about many things, my father used to annoy his family by ceaseless sighing about his remembered past: “How has it all gone so quickly? It seems just like a dream”.  … Continue reading

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