Editor, I note that the predictions of doom and gloom appear to be a weekly event in our newspaper. These “news” pieces are usually by a couple of people within the community who want to predict the future, and the end of the world, just like the Oracle at Delphi used to do.
Editor, I suspect all of us have been horrified by the COVID numbers coming out of Sydney over the last week, not to mention the threat posed by the Canberra and Queanbeyan cases.
Editor, I often wake up thinking ....I’d love to stick my head in the sand and pretend that the ice of the Antarctic is not really melting faster than ever imagined, that sea levels aren’t rising and flooding inhabited islands much faster than ever thought possible, that there really isn’t an increase in the severity of bush fires, floods, droughts and other catastrophic weather events.
I’ve always had a good relationship with plants. Call it a Green Thumb or whatever, I can usually get things to grow for me, even thrive, and while that probably has a fair bit to do with the soil preparations I make before putting anything in, I also believe just being nice to them has a role too.
So what’s everyone doing now the whole state’s in lockdown? Okay, we know about the wine, but seeing as we are allowed to at least check out our own backyards, I’m guessing the other thing is gardening again.
Editor, To follow the Post article, “Council clears path to sell hostels” on the 21/07/21, where it states, “One of the applicants in the EOI phase has progressed to the next stage . . .”