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Divorced of reasoning

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 05 May 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2438
  1. Des Spence, general practitioner, Glasgow
  1. destwo{at}

    Rotas for washing up, cleaning the toilet, peeling potatoes, sweeping and hoovering (pre-Dysoning), feeding my baby brothers, sewing on buttons—we used to hate our domestic chores. But it was the only way to be allowed to watch the black and white wartime matinee with the two dimensional propagandist plots. As in life, sometimes good things come from bad. I now take pride in my domestic acumen. I try to pass my craft on to the kids, especially my boys, because I don’t want them …

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