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Artist: Charles Edward Perugini

I like metaphors. My thoughts about this pandemic have brought several to mind…

Anyone who takes the time to think about such things is aware that we, as a species, are on a fast track to absolute destruction.

Firstly, I know that people are scared and anxious and it’s certainly not my intention to disregard the seriousness of the situation. I know I am blessed to be in a position to be philosophical about the whole thing but I’m a writer and so I write.

I have over the years become increasingly aware of the fragility of our societal system, particularly when it comes to our most basic needs: Food, shelter, a planet to live on!
Environmental matters finally seemed to be getting the attention they deserve with the recent climate emergency declarations but sadly, the response is sorely lacking in urgency. …


L J Stirling

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