'Personally I think it's a bit harsh because the kids aren't used to being at home and doing schoolwork at home, but I'm not a headmaster, I'm not a teacher, I'm only doing what I'm being told to do - they'll get marked accordingly.' … [Read more...] about ‘Stay safe, all of you’: Katie Price sends her love to ex Peter Andre and family after he discussed his fears over their children contracting coronavirus
'Do you know that from the time I wake up from the time I go to bed I am totally engaged?' he huffed. 'Do you know that I get over 400 emails that I reply to. That on a good day it's every 90 seconds and that on a bad day it's almost every minute. That I have teleconferencing with Zoom like constantly. When they don't have a Zoom, I'm on the phone with them. I mean, please.' … [Read more...] about Mount Sinai execs are safely tucked away in their FLORIDA vacation homes as medical staff don garbage bags to protect themselves from the coronavirus, which has already killed a nurse at the New York hospital
"The thing is, you've got to think about the practicalities here. It's a matter of individual settlement - how desperate are you to have this baby? How old are you? Do you want to postpone? Because there are some pretty good reasons for postponing if you can, if you're young and healthy. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Is it safe to try for a baby during a pandemic?
Did the world of the Filadelfia feel very male? Was it unnerving to sleep in her bunk – its size and shape made her think of a coffin – alongside all those snoring, hairy, briny men? “I didn’t especially experience it like that, no,” she says. “They were older than me; they’re family guys, and their women are very strong. The biggest fishing family in Newlyn, the Stevensons, has a matriarch at the head of it. I never felt unsafe, though now and then I would ask one of them: would you say that to a man? But I did want to prove myself a bit. I was never going just to sit there and make notes and take photographs.” Ash studied English at Oxford, and Don made her think of Singleton, the old sailor on Joseph Conrad’s Narcissus: the men who could understand Singleton’s silences were, she recalled, those mariners who “knew how to exist beyond the pale of life”. Staring out into the blue-black, she realised on that first … [Read more...] about The young woman and the sea: Lamorna Ash’s adventures on a Cornish trawler
Second, Trump’s judgments are highly transmissible, infecting the thinking and behavior of nearly every official or adviser who comes in contact with the initial carrier. Unsurprisingly, the president surrounds himself with people who look, think and act like he does. Yet, his inaccurate or disreputable comments also have the remarkable ability to become recycled by formerly honorable military, intelligence and business leaders. And if somebody does not consistently parrot the president’s proclamations with adequate intensity, they are fired, or it is leaked that their firing could be imminent at any time – most notably the recent report of the president’s impatience with the indispensable Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. … [Read more...] about The coronavirus is the worst intelligence failure in US history