GRIPPING NEWS ITEM IN THE HERALD

A breathless lengthy lead Herald item told us that Millie Elder-Holmes has bought a house in Christchurch.

Presumably many people have done the same in recent times. Why doesn’t the Herald tell us about them?

GOD AT IT AGAIN

The Catholics have suspended masses, the Moslems acting similarly with attendances at their principal mosques in Saudi Arabia and Malaysia, and so it goes.

I don’t get it.

TIME FOR SANITY

Currently there’s been 300,000 cases of coronavirus reported world-wide.

Now that every country is to varying degrees emulating China’s successful close-down strategy, the rate of new infections will soon begin to slow.

THEODORE DALRYMPLE

Is there a better social commentator in the English-speaking world than Theodore Dalrymple?

THE END OF THE EURO!

When the virus crisis ends, probably in about a year when a vaccine will have been successfully tested, expect Italy to negotiate a withdrawal from the ill-thought Euro.