“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come,
whispering, it will be happier.”
Alfred ,Lord Tennyson. English Poet. 1809-1892
As another year draws to a close, it’s time to think about what went on in the past 363 days.
Of course, uppermost in everybody’s mind is the pandemic. And what a pandemic it turned out to be.Each time we thought we were getting the better of it, a new strain showed itself, creating panic and distress in its wake.
Here in New Zealand, while we have been very lucky and have not had the numbers of cases of Covid as other countries, we have still been impacted. Plans have been changed, remade, and changed again. Families have been apart for months; weddings have been celebrated with far fewer people than originally expected; new babies have been born and until a few days ago, many had not been…
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