What Does the Doctor think this month? December 2012

 Some days do not start well. Last week, after a poor night’s sleep, I cleaned my teeth with shaving cream, lathered my face with toothpaste  (well, the tube do look similar) and finished by spraying under my arms with an old aerosol of shaving foam that I had been keeping in my cabinet for a rainy day. That is the sort of start which makes me anxious about using the motor car! I suppose that it is just confirmation that the birth certificate is “wearing out” and it started me reminiscing about the changes which have taken place since I was born at the end of the War. Given the knowledge which we now possess, how on earth did we survive?

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