Meeting members of the Frome Dementia Action Alliance to support their plans for the recently relaunched branch in Frome. With from right to left - Sarah Goff, chair of the Frome branch, Masen Naidoo and Arnold Wills, chair of the Wells DAA.
If I were to ask you “life - what’s it all for?” you’d agree that would be a fairly big question. But though it might have been tackled for millennia by innumerable thinkers rather more qualified than me, I’m going to take a stab.
When Tory Health Minister Henry Willink first proposed the National Health Service in 1944 with the publication of his White Paper "A National Health Service", his idea immediately gathered cross-party support.
Alongside tens of thousands of others, my parents came to Britain in the early 1950s. They came with little, my father’s family settling in a Nissen hut on a former prisoner of war camp near Portsmouth.