G.R. Balleine on May - Part 2 - A piece from "The Pilot", 1958. Balleine mentions the Robigalia, an ancient agricultural festival celebrated in honor of Robigo the goddess...
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'The difference between our generation and, say, our parents generation is that we have this great sense of self-entitlement; we believe that we have the right to be happy and that if we're not happy we have to go and seek happiness, whereas our parents thought much more in terms of loyalty and longevity.'
'It is much more important to be content than happy... and I am much happier now for having realised that'