Roger Bishop, aged 71
Are you surprised the pandemic has lasted this long and with such devastating effect ?
Not totally, but yes.
Why do you think it has been so widespread here and globally ?
Multi cultural and diverse. International travel and trade.
How well do you think the crisis has been handled ?
Pretty well overall.
What lessons do you think we can learn ?
Need for better international openness and co-operation.
What has been your biggest challenge over the last year ?
Not hugging people.
What has been your worst and best moment (s) ?
Christmas without family. Spirit lifted by great sunrises.
What has helped you keep you going ?
My Christian faith, and my family.
Who are your heroes in all this ?
The many many risking their health for others' benefit.
Any other comments?
The vaccine rollout has been amazing.