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The conviviality of hospitals (and where exactly did Orwell's 1984 come from?) - Andrea Gibbons
I’ve been spending every day in Hairmyres Hospital with my mother, the very same East Kilbride hospital where George Orwell once stayed. Since Friday I’ve been here. She’ll be in the rest of the week. She’s here with severe and acute pneumonia, complicated by her old familiar heart issues. Orwell was here too, recovering from … Continue reading The conviviality of hospitals (and where exactly did Orwell’s 1984 come from?) →