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Hero or Zero? Who has made the list?

I’ve been watching too much television! Those reviews of 2020, highlighting the many heroes we’ve created during the pandemic, prompted me to write about some heroes and zeros of my own for 2020. Without doubt, the impact of COVID-19 has demonstrated the enormous value of our health service workers, care workers, council workers, postal workers,… Continue reading Hero or Zero? Who has made the list?

Politics

It’s not just free school meals. There is plenty more making me cross.

Do you ever take a step back and think, what on earth are they doing? I try not to let politics take centre stage on this blog but frankly, I despair at the current Westminster government and their band of Conservative MPs. Just look at some of their recent actions…. Their attempts to show they… Continue reading It’s not just free school meals. There is plenty more making me cross.

Civil Society

We must not lose out to pandemic fatigue

Dreich day, melancholic mood. Today has not been ok; and time, it seems, is not necessarily a good healer. At least not when it comes to this pandemic.  As infection levels rise; and restrictions are tightened, it’s little surprise many of us are fed up, including myself. Indeed, in a weary population, pandemic fatigue is… Continue reading We must not lose out to pandemic fatigue