Tag Archives: death

Dignity in dying

“Assisted dying is the equivalent of a zero-hours contract with life”. This was the bold heading for a recent article by Dr Giles Fraser in his “Loose Canon” column for the Saturday Guardian. Giles Fraser is a former Canon Chancellor … Continue reading

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Remembrance of things past

My favorite composer of classical music is Gustav Mahler. In my view, the music of Mahler, especially his symphonies, has a range of emotions and a depth of meaning possessed by no other composer. Mahler’s final completed symphony, the ninth, … Continue reading

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Reflections in red

I am not an art critic – nor do I have pretensions to be such. Nevertheless, having personally seen the earlier stages of the ostensible war memorial in the moat of the Tower of London, I have not been overly … Continue reading

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