There is always North Korea, where not a single case is reported, but I am just a little worried about the reliability of that number and also Pyongyang’s appeal as a holiday destination.
I was excited to receive a package in my Lockdown Bureau a few days back from Writers’ Tears that appeared to be a book, accompanied by a bar of soap. Were they trying to tell me something?
This government constantly urges us to clap for our carers while it carries direct responsibility for killing so many of them.
What movies would you show at your airport during the COVID-19 crisis?Here’s The Moodie Blog’s suggestions.
Gerry Marsden would be reaching for his Pacemaker if he ever heard the travel retail reworking of his (and originally Rodgers & Hammerstein’s) song that became a famous Liverpool FC anthem.
Another thing is exposed in crisis. Your values. How you treat people. Customers, staff, colleagues. Don’t demand assistance and not give it. Remember, people will remember how you treated them during this crisis.
One family man, an ex-duty free executive, rendered jobless by the shutdown of the hospitality industry, is going to work for Amazon rather than take a government handout, figuring the money is needed more by others. You are the man Steve.
“Sorry, terms & conditions apply.” If you’re told that, remind the party concerned that so will terms and conditions when the good times return. As in who you do business with.
It was as if each of them was simply trying to come to terms with the change to the human condition as much as they were trying to navigate the immediate future for their businesses.
My music taste has taken a turn for the darker (a splash of Mahler, lots of Leonard Cohen and Nick Cave, even Bob Dylan’s Stuck inside of London with the COVID-19 Blues Again).
In terms of Paul McCartney’s opening lines, I got my retaliation in early.
“The startling reality is that every 73 seconds an American is sexually assaulted – frequently involving the perpetrator’s misuse of alcohol,” says Pernod Ricard North America Chairman and CEO Ann Mukherjee.
The daffodil, not the Black Swan, should now become our metaphor.