The media are full of repeat accounts if last year's news stories. As though there wasn't enough of it. Helpful to historians? I wonder if the details change in the retelling.
A device for picking up things from the floor when you are afflicted with bending problems has turned up. My back is now better. But I am still glad of the picker-upper. In an odd way its presence is beginning to make bending easier. It's like taking an umbrella with you to stop it raining. Such are the small preoccupations of an old fart.