Author Archives: john graham

Aimlessly Aiming

It’s a dryin’ lovely, Michalmas daisy kind of day; A bulb planting, sow the seeds of spring beginning. The old age starting of a new life, a year at a time. My Garden Age.   Less of a young years … Continue reading

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Sky Blue Yonder

    Can I do a blog right out of the blue ? Original, different, testing and true,. The answer must surely be NO. We are a product of our history, Our lives are not new. As the days go … Continue reading

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Best Before Never

It was only at the end of July that the Last Laugh Looney Party successfully concluded their Brexit negotiations with Mr Junket of  the European Union.  Finally they have agreed to ban all SMALL PRINT. (See my blog in the Archive dated 31st … Continue reading

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Community Retirement Villages – Innovative Finance

This is a continuation in the series of posts about a new  form of Community Retirement Villages.    It follows on from my introductory post on 9 September.    This post will focus on the most difficult question, which if … Continue reading

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Is This Assisted Dying?

I have written a lot about assisted dying almost since I started this blog.    Although not since 2015 when Lord Faulkner’s Bill to legalize it was heavily defeated in the House of Commons.  ( You can see all my … Continue reading

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Prescribing en masse !

Solving the Nation’s health problems is a big challenge for the Government, but at last they have begun to come up with the start of a Grand National Health Plan. It has just been announced that all men over 60 … Continue reading

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Community Retirement Villages

I have built some ground-breaking Retirement Villages in my working career at ExtraCare Charitable Trust.  I am pleased to say that many retirement villages have followed in their footsteps.   But, are they transforming the understanding of housing and care … Continue reading

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