Are you surprised the pandemic has lasted this long and with such devastating effect ?
Yes . I don't think we realised the scale of it at the start.Why do you think it has been so widespread here and globally ?
Air and droplet spread and precautions not taken very seriously by some.How well do you think the crisis has been handled ?
Mixed. The Vaccines are a great achievement but everything too late or too soon !What lessons do you think we can learn ?
Govt. needs to be more decisive, consistent and stronger.What has been your biggest challenge over the last year ?
Stagnation boredom and mental lethargy.What has been your worst and best moment (s) ?
Worst -- 3rd lockdown in the winter and stronger restriction on meeting outside; best --Support from family and friends.What has helped you keep you going ?
Continual comfort and contact with friends .and my 80th birthday celebration !Who are your heroes in all this ?
Apart from NHS, any public workers keeping everything going by carry on working in all essential areas.Any other comments?
Roll on Spring !