Tick tock, change the clock (43.2021)

I mentioned the malaria vaccine a few weeks ago, pondering why this wasn't making a bigger noise in the media. I read an article this week that helped put the benefits of this vaccine into context. In the region of Busia, near Lake Victoria, over 70% of the population is at risk of malaria. It's… Continue reading Tick tock, change the clock (43.2021)

Restart, reframe (41.2021)

This week, after a long break, I tuned in again to the Wake Up/Wind Down podcast. This week Niall was talking about Irish poet/philosopher John O'Donoghue. And there was a fabulous quote to start the week: "Many of us have made our world so familiar that we do not see it anymore. An interesting question… Continue reading Restart, reframe (41.2021)

Plus / Minus (2.21)

This week the UK deaths from Covid19 topped 90.000. On Wednesday more than 1500 people died. The safety warnings on the radio have become more stark: "If you break the rules, people will die." The enormity of the situation is almost unprocessable - my mind just can't take in these figures. So I hear them,… Continue reading Plus / Minus (2.21)