Loveless In The Time of Coronavirus – Part 2

(Apologies to Gabriel Garcia Marquez – again!) I am in the world feeling my way to light ‘amid the encircling gloom.’ Mahatma Gandhi. So I slept on it. I awoke in Nicaragua with no plan. In the tropics I love the early mornings. The coolest, and, apart from the cacophonous bird sound, most peaceful part of the day. I habitually rise with the sun and always venture forth for...

Loveless In The Time of Coronavirus – Part 1

(apologies to Gabriel Garcia Marquez) FUCK, I didn’t see that coming! I refer of course to the spread of the Covid-19 virus. I, along with, I think, 90% of the global population thought this was some local Chinese problem. Luckily I’m a bit of a news addict and check global events at least once a day. It gradually started to dawn on me the situation was fast developing into a run away train...