Teenagers, the crucifixion and Covid-19

Until recently I haven’t found the coronavirus crisis traumatic. It’s mainly been fascinating, like living through the opening sequences of a sci fi film. It’s been about adjusting to the new world of empty streets, queues outside supermarkets, ‘closed’ benches in parks; and the new online camaraderie of lockdown, with my neighbours on WhatsApp, family on Skype, work and church on Zoom – and PE with Joe Wickes on YouTube (with 300,000 of his closest friends). Continue reading

We’ve sorted out smoking. Why not cars?

One of the best things about being a campaigner is when someone notices your efforts – and gives you something nice and shiny with your name on it.

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