Lovely sentiments Suzanne.
And hundreds of thousands of us agree. Also Millions won’t read this, won’t believe it, and can’t wait to ‘get back to normal’.
I’m afraid it would take an astonishing shift of power, and brave power, to change anything now.
Gemma (@Gemmapolyglot) Tweeted:
The Sun newspaper is experiencing a downturn in circulation. It costs less than a cup of coffee. So, please give journalism a much needed boost every day.
Buy that coffee. https://twitter.com/Gemmapolyglot/status/1294713119055519745?s=20
Israel and UAE to form diplomatic ties, says Donald Trump
Steve suggests: Dearest comrade Trump, it’s Palestine that’s the job – if you’re determined to call something ‘historic’.
20 years ago, as we slid happily into a “service economy” and a few pundits dared suggest ‘we (UK) don’t make anything anymore’.
I recall my agreement – and here’s the way to think about it. The vast majority of UK JOBS – are based solely on SOMEONE ELSE HAVING A JOB.
So as jobs shrink, service jobs shrink out of all proportion. That is why the UK now sees headlines such as those above. Simple.
Covid-19: UK economy plunges into deepest recession since records began
Royal Caribbean loses $1.6bn in second quarter due to Covid
Oh dear! What a pity?
And who in the hell needs to go on these things? Over-run local Ports? Keep engines running perpetually? Ferry fat, loud gits from here to there?