Until recently I’m not sure I ever fully understood that Chinese curse “May you live in interesting times”, but after the last few years of political turmoil, pandemic and now war, it’s really beginning to hit home. What we’d give to live in slightly duller times right now, with news bulletins struggling to find enough material to fill half an hour each night.
Not withstanding all the geo-political events, and our thoughts are firmly with those affected by horrendous conflict, we do still have to keep some semblance of normality. The washing needs doing, the fridge needs filling, the housework is still there – the trivialities that make life what it is don’t go away. In that vein, I’ll try to ignore world affairs and instead focus on more mundane matters, such as the security implications you face when moving house.Continue Reading