The Cancer Act became law in 1939. It has since been amended many times, and most of its sections, clauses and provisions have been repealed or are now incorporated into other health legislation. It remains nevertheless on the statute book.
The artifice of humanity has always been the image of its reality
… the very idea of science has become the ultimate social authority and arbiter of truth – a bit like the way assorted assemblages of religious observance, cultural practice and social convention were once held together by the idea of God …
Munros since diagnosis #162 and #163
3rd July, 20:45 – Beinn Heasgarnaich (M062), 3537ft, 1078m
4th July, 08:45 – Creag Mhor (M084), 3234ft, 1046m
As I was driving towards the mighty Aonachs last Tuesday morning, the car radio tuned itself into the news programme of a regional station I normally never hear.