Wednesday, October 22, 2008

A Metaphor for Our Times?

Gulliver is the perennial little person.
His travels mirror the experience of
all who live in society and must
negotiate with forces larger than themselves.

Gulliver in the Land of Giants

As I write, the population of Irish people over Seventy
is gathering in the capital to address their concerns
about changes in the health service.

It will be interesting to see if they are heard...

2 comments:

DaviMack said...

Health care is one of the reasons we're glad to be over on this side of the pond - and a reason we're probably not going back any time soon.

Tales from the Birch Wood. said...

Every country has its pluses and minuses, I expect.

The European health system is good overall.