Will talking heads lead us on a road to nowhere in 2021?
SA has ‘botched’ the vaccine process, Trump is trying to steal a march on Biden, Sweden bungled ... so where to?
A new year, especially after one as generally grim as 2020, seems to demand of us a new and dramatic journey; a determination to go somewhere entirely different, and as far as possible from the quagmire we’ve just struggled through.
The trouble with this sort of journey, however, is that its destination isn’t clear. When the only direction on your map reads “Anywhere But Here”, it can be tricky to know where to start.
Which is why, in the interests of laying down a few landmarks that we can use to orientate ourselves in the coming months, it might be useful to take a moment and think about what we know about this place, right here, right now...