Covid-19: The Good, The Bad And The Horrifying

It’s a strange paradox that the one thing that everybody is talking about is often the hardest to write about. What can one lone voice realistically add to a clamouring global cacophony? So it is with the totemic name of Covid-19. We can pontificate about how this pandemic has shattered our comforting illusions of security and continuity, shown the triviality of our petty daily ruminations and our childish heartfelt grievances, or highlighted the tenuousness of our attachment to the small luxuries that seemed to make life worth living, but such musings themselves (including this very sentence) can only sound trite, prosaic or redundant at this profoundly bizarre juncture. Whatever can be said then, may necessarily be uttered with that stark caveat in mind.

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