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consists of just a serious desire to see next Christmas! This all sounds rather self-indulgent. The real issue is how are we all, especially the old, lonely, sick and less able, going to cope with this vile pandemic? A simple perhaps facile answer is that we must all pull


together. This does not seem to be easy to achieve. This event is providing to be an extreme test for the


whole of society. Already we read of selfish people buying household supplies in fits of panic thus disadvantaging the rest of us, especially the vulnerable.


example to us all. This debilitating virus seems currently to be a threat to the very roots of our society. Let`s hope that we can, as a country, pull together, just as our Prime Minister has asked. To look out for our neighbours. To help the elderly, less mobile and anyone with emotional problems which affect their ability to fend for themselves effectively. These disadvantaged people demonstrate that great


wealth, even £50 million, cannot offer cures or remedies for their serious ailments. Perhaps this wretched virus can help us all re-align the


values which underpin our society. Modern technology has delivered amazing opportunities of communication for us all. It has, unfortunately, also helped towards creating a “me first” attitude that at least needs to be restrained. This is a chance to develop a “me second / you first”


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approach as we help each other through these tough times. This situation is causing great anxiety for the more vulnerable. We all have the chance to help others cope. The selfish people who ignore the advice of health experts are the minority. I am certain that this true spirit of humanity will triumph. It is important that we all believe in this maxim. What is truly important in


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s i a This virus has exposed all sorts of questions regarding


economics, politics and particularly human behaviour. Having had the privilege of working for decades in the mobility industry, I have seen umpteen examples of generosity, kindness and dedication. I have met people with seemingly insurmountable medical problems and who have faced them with courage and determination. Such folk and their capacity to handle adversity are an


Having had the privilege of working for decades in


I have met people with seemingly insurmountable medical problems This


in the UK. In recent years he held the post of Marketing Manager for Mobility which also involved supporting and working with the BHTA. He has now retired and is looking


forward to finding the time to perform useful tasks in the industry, playing drums in a blues band, travelling and most important, being silly with his grandchildren.


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life? There are legions of far more erudite and intellectually gifted people than yours truly who have addressed the “meaning of life”. At times like these, and there been very few times as desperate as these, I am convinced that human nature will meet the challenge. If anyone out there needs


help you can contact Ability Needs at any time and we will do our utmost to find help for you. Finally, I thought I should let you know that we didn`t e


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win a penny in the lottery. But that will not stop us buying more tickets in the future. It is fun to dream but it is far more important to maintain balance, common sense and humanity. Keeping our loved ones safe and helping others in need is worth more than that £50 million.


To contact Eddie send an email to


eddiepeacock@btinternet.com or write to him at Ability Needs, 7 Montgomerie Terrace, Ayr, KA7 1JL


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