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Well, here we are then. After a total of 27 years, 3 months and 7 days of ultra-loyal service, it all ended for Ann today. Next Monday, the new organisational chart will have been air-brushed in, and on paper, it’ll be as though she had never existed.

…as many have said before: ‘What price loyalty..?’

These lyrics by Eric Woolfson from the Album ‘Turn of a Friendly Card’ seem strangely appropriate…

Nothing’s good, the news is bad,
The heat goes on and it drives you mad,
Scornful thoughts that fly your way,
You should turn away, ‘cos there’s nothing left to say…

You gave the best you had to give,
You only have one life to live,
You fought so hard, you were a slave,
After all you gave, there was nothing left to save!

You read the book, you turn the page,
You change your life in a thousand ways,
The dawn of reason lights your eyes,
With the key you realise to the kingdom of the wise

Nothing ventured, nothing gained,
No more lingering doubts remain,
Nothing sacred or profain,
Everything to gain!

Download/Listen to the tune (7Mb mp3) HERE

Onward and upward then! One door closes and another one opens…

Any comments?