Posts By Sir Bob Jones

THE RETAIL CRISIS

One thing about the Brits I hugely admire is their ability to laugh in times of crisis.

A recent Daily Telegraph cartoon epitomised this. It showed a chap leaving his home for work and saying to his wife, “I’m off to do my self-isolation. I’m opening the shop”.

WE WORK – ABOUT TO EXPLODE

Less than a year ago We Work was claiming a value of US$47 billion.

Very soon it should go belly-up.

MADNESS REIGNS

History repeats itself, as we’re often told.

So it would seem with the current utterly irrational lockdown which brings to mind the most famous quote from the Vietnamese War.

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?