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?
There will be many reviews in the coming weeks, but if people can put up Christmas decorations early, then I can get in now with my thoughts on 2020. But what can you say about a year that was overcome by Coronavirus? At the time of writing, some 53,00 people in the UK have lost… Continue reading 2020: The most challenging of years
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
The clouds are darkening as I write, but its not just the weather that looks bad. The recent growth in Coronavirus COVID-19 infections is worrying on pretty much every level. Although we should be better informed and better placed to tackle the latest spread, the UK government appears to be changing its messaging at an… Continue reading A clear message must also give context and hope