The World Service #3

As the Covid 19 pandemic seems to have reached its peak in Australia, I think we are at the most challenging time. We’re all dying to get out and businesses are dying to restart to stop the personal, social, emotional and economic bleeding. The stress in the home, the financial stresses, the inequalities and the livelihood of our children, who may not understand why they …

The World Service#2, 24 April 2020

In this program:  A wonderful song from Jimmy Nail supported by master guitarist Mark Knopfler…introducing thoughts and feelings that come from any social change. In this case the demise of the ship building industry in the UK. As the Covid 19 curve begins to flatten, the queston is being asked: What comes next? What will be the new …

Two Encouraging Signs

There are so many incidental things going on triggered by the threat of the Corona Virus pandemic. Here are two little snippets. A Demonstration of the Downside of Competition Fran Kelly’s Introduction to a segment on ABC Radio National ‘Breakfast’ on Tuesday morning: In clinical trials and laboratories worldwide, the hunt is on to find …