The old world we know seems so long ago. We who have been furloughed or can work from home have adapted to a new quasi monastic order where we are allowed out to exercise, attend a doctor or service the economy by buying food and alcohol.
Westminster watching is almost as much fun as Kremlin during the Cold War, and about as likely to produce any understanding of what is going on that corresponds to reality. It’s even harder with the corkscrew straight brain of Boris Johnson and the contorted double helix that is the mind of the man who allegedly claimed the rich are rich because they have better genes.
Once Coronavirus no longer threatens to profits corporations will reduce costs by requiring home workers to keep working from home and cancelling leases on expensive offices.
An art gallery in France has just discovered most of its exhibits are fakes. They found out after experts looked at the pictures. Had it been the UK, a third rate Tory would have been wheeled out to say we are tired of experts and they would have carried on as normal. As it was that benighted (because it is not England), miserable (because it is not England), ignorant (because it is not England) country they withdrew the exhibits and are being threatened with a fraud charge.
The Ferret checked Nicola Sturgeon’s claim of a Brexit power grab in July 2017 and said they were half true. While respecting the impartiality and quality of their fact check and the information they had at the time, it seems to have been over trusting of the Westminster government.