Life Is What Happens To You While You’re Busy Making Others Plans…

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. I trust today finds you in fine fettle and ready to take on the world. I trust you were early to bed and slept the sleep of the just, rising refreshed and chirpy and as beautiful as ever you were.

As many of you know, last week was the anniversary of the death of John Lennon. I did actually mean to raise this point but as John Lennon basically said, life got in the way whilst I was preparing to write something about his famous quote about life getting in the way.

Thinking about it now, I still recall to this day exactly where I was when I found out he had been assassinated. I was in a form room at school, sitting on a cage wrapped around a radiator trying to keep warm in the portakabin that served as our base for both morning¬†registration and lessons. I recall the friend (a guy named David Lambert – why do I remember that!) who told me was visibly upset by the fact. I can’t say that I was that concerned although I must have been in some way for it to have all stuck.

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