Saturday 11 April

The long Easter weekend is upon us and during the last few days much time and energy has been expended by the media on the subject of lockdown, now into its fourth week – its viability during warm weather, different views as to its implementation, its possible extension and its gradual reduction as COVID19 casesContinue reading “Saturday 11 April”

Wednesday 8 April

During the week there was endless speculation in the media about the extent of the PM’s illness, whether or not his powers had been delegated to deputy Dominic Raab, and whether the public was being kept adequately informed of his state and capacity to lead the country. There was relief, then, after some days atContinue reading “Wednesday 8 April”

Corona virus and mental health

Sunday 5 April 2020 “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” ‘So said Vladimir Ilyich Lenin of the ferment of revolution, but he could just as easily have been talking about the 100 days that haveContinue reading “Corona virus and mental health”