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The challenge of Infrastructure… – Slugger O’Toole – Politics Article

In 1948, just 3 years after the end of World War 2, the NHS was born. At a time of deep financial uncertainty. In 2020, another time of deep uncertainty, the NHS has led the way. Just like in 1948 a dramatic change in direction is possible post Covid19. Health service reforms need to happen, education as well, but suddenly the pressing need is our economy and infrastructure to support future growth. At the end of May our Alliance council…

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Happy Swiss National Day… – Slugger O’Toole – Politics Article

A long established Slugger tradition is the annual posting on Bastille Day of the clip from Casablanca showing the emotional singing of La Marseillaise (here). Perhaps I can start another similar tradition. Today, 1 August, is Swiss National Day and a public holiday, but only if the date falls during the working week. It commemorates the events around the foundation of the country, and the struggle for freedom from the domination of the Holy Roman Empire. There is documentary evidence…

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Disney World updates COVID-19 mask rules to ban guests from eating, drinking on the move – Politics Article

In order to enter the park, you needed to wear a mask—that’s still true today. However, while inside the park, people could remove their masks while actively eating or drinking. People apparently discovered a little loophole in that rule: eating and drinking while walking around, which is, in normal times, a pretty normal way of checking out a theme park. Disney has now reformed its regulations to clarify that while masks can still come off to eat or drink, you’re…

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My Bucket List Challenge, So close yet so far! – Politics Article

I love to watch travel and nature programs, especially those about animals and people living in far away places. I was recently thinking of the places I have been and those I would still like to visit. I guess it could be called my bucket list. Thanks to Ryan Justin and his challenge to share our dreams or our own bucket lists I am now able to put my experiences and dreams of the future into words. Now I reminisce…

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