Some weeks ago I, along with other volunteers, gave a presentation to the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission Inquiry into emergency care. My recollections of the event were dominated by my being anxious and hardly drawing breath.
Today the video was made available. It was a legal thing; our input a matter of public record.
Key learning point 1: stick to the script.
1a: this will resolve the on/off/on/off nature of the reading glasses.
1b: this will give other people a chance to speak.
1c: this will preclude any notion that inventing a random character and giving her a pet is a useful idea.
Key learning point 2: go back to Weightwatchers.
2a: this may have an impact on the developing jowls.
2b: this may mean that clothes fit.
Key learning point 3: nothing is ever as bad as I fear.
3a: about time I realised this.