Coronavirus: 208, 437 die worldwide

Another 350 people have died with coronavirus in UK hospitals’, their lowest daily increase in confirmed deaths in four weeks. England reported 329 people taking the total 18, 749 Wales       8 deaths taking its total to 796 Scotland 13 deaths taking its total to 1262 Country, Total New Total New Total Active Serious, Tot Cases/ Deaths/…

BROTHERLY LOVE?

A Short Story by Penny Nair Price. April 2020. Paulette knew she had an “impediment”.  She was the daughter of a single mother and she knew a lot about her father but had never met him as he was happily married to another woman, had three sons, and would not leave his wife for Paulette’s…

Boris Johnson back at No 10

    Bill Gates: China did many things right and their criticism over COVID-19 is a distraction Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said “China did many things right at the beginning like any country where a virus emerges, and their criticism was a distraction. It does not affect how we act today”. He further said, “…

Coronavirus: 3 million infected worldwide

In UK another 413 coronavirus deaths are recorded, the lowest figure this month. Of these 336  were in England, 14 were in Wales and 18 in Scotland, 45 Northern Ireland. Stand-in PM and the First Secretary Dominic Raab said,: “ Coronavirus vaccine not likely to come to fruition this year. The antibody test is important because it…

Kenya governor puts Hennessy bottles in coronavirus care packages.

   Mike Sonko, Kenya’s Nairobi Governor’s COVID-19  essential care packages include a few small bottles of the cognac, Hennessy and typical food staples. The governor justified the inclusion of alcohol as a very good “throat sanitizer”.  Sonko said in a video “I think from the research conducted by the World Health Organisation and various organisations…

Uk death toll surpass 20, 217

Another 813 coronavirus positive patients have died in hospital in the UK, making the cumulative total to 20, 319, according to the Department of Health. The US death toll has now surpassed 52, 243 with more than 826, 530 infected, on a population of 330 million. Italy’s death toll has passed 25, 969, Spain 22,…

Social distancing and history of solitude

      A vital historical account of an increasingly stressed sphere interaction, at time how people have conducted themselves in the absence of company over the last three centuries. For intellectuals in the romantic age, solitude gave respite to citizens living in ever more complex modern societies. People are getting a plethora to the…

Employed women do far more their share of housework

Even after forty years of feminism women still do the majority of the housework. Human sexual reproduction affects everyone in insightful ways that go far beyond hormonal driven sex.  Families and joint families build around  the “pair bonds” of parents, grandparents and great grandparents, are core of all the societies, including our own.  Over sixty…

William Shakespeare’s birthday

This week marks William Shakespeare’s birthday on April 23, and one month since the UK ent4red into lockdown to help to fight the spread of the coronavirus William Shakespeare, one of England’s greatest poets and dramatists, was born in 1564, who wrote some of his most well known plays like King Lear,  during a outbreak…

New Dyson ventilators no longer required

Dyson began developing a medical ventilator in response to a government appeal for firms to take part in a national effort to increase the number of ventilators, is now no longer required. Sir James Dyson, founder,  who invested £20 million on the project without asking for public funds, in a note to staff said that…