Marginalia ~ Understanding life backwards
As September marks the dog days of Summer and life begins its slow fade into Autumn, this is always an apt time for reflecting on we’ve left behind. This year, we have the passing of Queen Elizabeth to reflect on, and with her the passing of everything her reign signified. We do still have something like a social fabric in our nation, though its threads have been remorselessly unpicked for the last half century, and part of ours has been made up for better or worse by the monarchy. With the thread of Queen Elizabeth II pulled from that fabric, many of us have taken the opportunity to take stock of what material remains.
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