Categories Photography Make Mum Happy Post author By David Bennett Post date March 20, 2020 8 Comments on Make Mum Happy Rate this:Like this:Like Loading... Related ← Corpus Christi College Entrance → New Gutenberg Release 8 replies on “Make Mum Happy” Ha, LOL! Sad but true:/ LikeLike How are you doing? LikeLike We are trying to get ready David. Just keep moving, one step, one day at a time… But really, how does one prepare for the unthinkable, the unimaginable? And you? How are things in Cambridgeshire? LikeLike Quiet. We have some Common land near us, so provided it’s quiet we can go for a walk. Other than that we are battle commanders, planning a campaign, thinking ahead to the next time we need to shop for food. LikeLiked by 1 person Cambridgeshire itself is one of the less ‘hit’ parts of the country. I think the Health Service in London may not be able to cope. LikeLike Aye, it’s keeping the numbers down enough to be able to cope that they’re trying to do, isn’t it? Honestly, because this thing is so new, and the only things they know is what’s been gleaned so far… So many questions, so much to learn! Keeping up one’s chin while trying to prepare for the worst but hoping for the best. Sadly, it’s fear of the unknown is what’s driving the panic and it would be nice to have some answers. LikeLike That have been some unintended consequences in planning for flattening the curve, slowing the spread of infection so that the health services can cope. In London they cut the number of trains running on the Underground in order to reduce the numbers travelling. The effect has been to crowd people onto those fewer trains, with worse consequences. Only essential workers should be travelling, and it may be that the calculation of how many essential workers there are, was underestimated. Or it could be that people who are not essential workers are travelling. Or it could be that people don’t know whether they fall into the class of essential workers. Or it could be that a lot of people didn’t hear the message, or need to hear it several times before it sinks in. I had a vision of people having a badge ‘Essential Worker’ that would be needed to activate the barrier at Underground stations – and a dystopian vision of life with people in grey uniforms. I think the balance between freedom and regimentation will be tested well into the future. LikeLiked by 1 person *sigh* What a mess! LikeLike Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.