Changing Course in Mid-Life? Re-entering your safe place might not be as easy as you think.

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The portents were far from good. I had spent the day dashing backwards and forwards between the committee room (campaign office) and polling stations, becoming increasingly despondent at the returns — our own ‘exit poll’ — that indicated that I was nowhere near retaining my seat on the county council. Now, at the count, there was no…

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Frank is a retired Engineer from England now living in Ireland. He is trying to learn and share the lessons of history.

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Frank is a retired Engineer from England now living in Ireland. He is trying to learn and share the lessons of history.

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