Sacrifice. Citizenship. Priorities – 3 words to consider .
2 months I am worried about
“It is very unusual for me to worry about a month, let alone two, but I confess I am worried about November and December. “
Bugs and Borders
“Coughs and sneezes may spread diseases but we are told bugs do not respect politics or borders.”
Putting Dogma Before Development: DFID RIP
“DFID’s leading work on gender inequality is widely praised as being amongst the most impactful in dealing with poverty.”
Rights , wrongs, responsibilities
“It is perhaps ironic and worrying that we might see the label “institutional racism” as something that, because it relates to a collective responsibility, excuses individual inactivity .”
Truth, perspectives and politics
In the politics we live in does the truth matter ?
“There’s lots of things we’ve learned about COVID and just that flexibility of people working from home – the productivity that can be driven out of that.”
We need to worry about Africa…..
“I hope that in the understandable and necessary preoccupation with what is immediately affecting us we do not forget others. “
Pathogens before Politics
“At the end of the day if you are leading a country you make choices. You don’t follow the science , you make decisions based upon it .”
“Strange what Lock Down makes us do.”