And so it goes on this tragic, wicked virus affecting so many lives. It is a sad and sobering time for the whole world. I won’t linger on the ever changing news, which you are all receiving every day, but will make this as short, sweet and as interesting as possible.
First a real shout out to each and every one of the brave medical staff who are putting their lives on the line for so many. It really is like wartime when soldiers go in and fight for the rest of us and sacrifice their lives for us.
The UK is very fortunate to have a public health service the NHS (National Health Service), launched by Aneurin Bevan in 1948. In case you’re interested – here’s a bit more about the NHS .
In the meantime as we all practise self isolating we are all finding ways to keep busy. I am planning to record some stories for this site, but the audio editing software is quite a challenge!
In the meantime here is something I recorded a couple of years back. This is from the charming book Drinking with Dead Women Writers by Elaine Ambrose and AJ Turner.