I had all but given up on my book ‘Coronavirus: Keeping Business Open’. On the day it was published, Boris Johnson announced his November 2020 a circuit breaker lockdown. Since then coronavirus legislation has swung to and fro, with repeated lockdowns and easings of lockdowns. But this morning I was encouraged to see some very positive Amazon reviews of my book. So maybe it has touched a nerve. Maybe there is a place for a covid book which does not buy into the pseudo-science which has destroyed so many livelihoods and blighted the hopes of a whole generation. The vaccine roll out has been a success. Everything else: a disaster.
I’ve just started reading Kamala Harris’s new book, ‘The Truths We Hold: An American Journey.’ For me, Kamala represents the future. Let’s see how it all pans out.
I’ve just started writing my next book. The Writing Addict. I’m putting in it everything I’ve learned about writing for publication over thirty years. Let you know when it’s about to be published
I was listening to talk radio. They were discussing the Government response to covid and the shutdown of schools and colleges. Someone phoned in to say that, ‘They are sacrificing the young to save the old.’ I agree. As an ‘old’, I would rather die than have anybody sacrifice their youth for me.
At last amongst the garbage and the endless repeats, there are some good freeview channels coming through. Yesterday evening I was watching a programme on the Smithsonian channel about America in colour. Earlier I was watching an outdoor concert on Sky Arts. All that is now missing is a Bollywood channel