Here's the joke, sent by an equally grey-haired neighbour:
To save the economy, David Cameron will announce shortly that he is ordering the Home Office to start deporting old people (instead of illegal immigrants) in order to lower the Pension and Benefits Bill and NHS Costs.
Why? Well it makes sense:
Old people are easier to catch, and will not remember how to get back home!
I started crying when I thought of you.
RUN OLD FRIEND RUN!!!
I thought it might be helpful, to those considering going to Birmingham Settlement for support/advice, and those who have friends/family who are considering them - it's a very positive testimony. None of the content is confidential - I believe in the power of honesty:
Best wishes to all, whatever your struggles
Lilac is (I'm sorry for saying this) an unprepossessing shrub when not in flower. And we wait a very long time for it to flower. And it doesn't flower for long. But when it does, WOW! As soon as I spot some, I bury my face in it. People can be like that: we can wait a long time for 'flowering', through many years of suffering and being bashed about by life. But when the time for flowering comes, it can be spectacular - almost miraculous. I believe older people understand that life isn't a…Continue
Added by Jan Tchamani on May 13, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments