Opinion Letters

Sunday 19 November 2017

A reflection

• The fickle fortunes of timeless ancestry all settles down to a few seconds of body chemistry driven by passion or duty. It may have been your time that night that brought you here and consigned all those other potential relations that kept on going to a 'never to exist plain'.

Painless as it was for them and unconscious of regret, your journey though had begun. Is there a plan, a meaning, a future? Depends on what your point of view is.

Downloaded from the moment of your arrival with other opinions from the 'practical' laws of natural survival like crying, tantrums, and bullying, you soon learnt independence. Alas, this was not to last. You found quickly as you aged that you had to fit in or be left out; that your opinion did not count for much unless you did.

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