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In the midst of a mini heat wave – heart transplants

We are due to be about 38 degrees today Tuesday 19th July. Such temperatures are more normal in Australia where you can have such events lasting for 6 weeks and no one thinks twice about it. We are strange in the UK in that we cannot cope with temperature fluctuations. It is not the end of the world, it is not indicative of climate change (climate changes all the time in case you did not know), it has nothing do with ‘Zero Carbon’. The zealots do not know what life would be like without carbon dioxide. We would all be dead. ‘Nature’s fertilizer’ as David Bellamy said.

So, a day to catch up on my diary writing. As I write at 10 am the heat is creeping in and making me slightly breathless.

I had an unpleasant job yesterday. I had to give someone notice on the allotments that I run. Annoyance turned to frustration to anger on my part. The straw that broke the camel’s back was when I realized that the person concerned had no interest in the welfare of anyone else but himself. I was told a long time ago that I will bend but I will never break. How true.  I am waiting for a blast of objections, or perhaps denial. I had to deliver the news to them – he and his wife. I wrote a 6-7 page judgement and put it through the door yesterday.  I wish people would consider the results of what they do. Some people have to learn the hard way.

Great article about organ transplants. In a nutshell, consciousness is transferred.

Another case is an 18-year-old girl who received a heart from an 18-yearold male musician who played the guitar and died in a car accident. She could never play music before, but now all she wanted in life was to learn to play the guitar. “I felt it in my heart,” she said. “My heart had to play.”

You can read the whole article here.