The year 2012 has just passed by but we will not look upon it with fondness. Our achievements and good moments are overwhelmed by the tragedies and agonies in our public life.
Time has inevitably rolled out 2013 upon us; it is time for a year-end retrospective – a round-up of some of the major events that took place in 2012.
This week has been, once again, a difficult one for me. I wrote this missive from the Emergency Room, during an interminable wait for doctors to see my son, whose leg had swollen with a mountain range of nasty red infections that were so hot you could practically fry an egg on.