Category Archives: Opinion

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards*

Most of this year we have of course been focused on the COVID pandemic, its impact on the economy. We are out of full lockdown and settling into the latest set of restrictions. Over the last week, not much has … Continue reading

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Out of sight, out of mind…the boxes that need a home

Chatting with a neighbour this weekend, we both commented on how this year feels to have passed so quickly. At times it has felt slow, but looking back the year now seems to have flown by. I think it is … Continue reading

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It’s cold outside… time to create some atmosphere

We are inching towards Christmas and with the shops now open, nights drawing in it is starting to feel like winter… it even tried to snow this week. Of course, this is year like no other, and with the pandemic, … Continue reading

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Help I don’t speak cat…

Last week felt like a long week… much of it has to do with a lack of variety in the day I think, which has been an issue during lockdowns… the odd trip to the office here, a visit to … Continue reading

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Is the future already here…?

We are all now getting very used to being on video and video calls. In conversation this week the topic came up and discussion turned to how we used to see people on video calls on TV before but it … Continue reading

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Back to the Future – new beginnings?

The good news this week, COVID cases seemed to start to moderate here. The new restrictions have been in place for a while now and it looks like we will hear more about next steps this week… so fingers crossed … Continue reading

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(Good News)2 on vaccine development

There has been plenty of good news the last few weeks regarding progress with COVID vaccine development. Early signs are promising, with big pharma massively starting to scale production and countries readying for delivery of vaccines to their population. All … Continue reading

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Lockdown roadworks…!

Another lockdown week, another weekend, and that cooped up inside feeling is starting to return again. This lockdown period seems harder than the first somehow… even though the restrictions are less… there is something psychological going on it feels… the … Continue reading

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Remote working or not?

This week there was some debate about remote working and whether this is here to stay. There are after all huge benefits in being able to hire the best candidate without worrying about geographic restrictions, not to mention saving the … Continue reading

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Falling back into lockdown routine

It was hard to keep up last week, there was so much going on news-wise… lockdown 2.0 in England, red zones in Italy, and escalating cases in France, also under a national lockdown… mind you all of this seemed to … Continue reading

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