This isn’t particularly breaking news, but for those of you who may have missed it (or needed reminding about the wonders of Swindon, the town I live in), may I direct you to our council’s recent attempt to celebrate the district’s invaluable key workers.
Ladies and gentlemen, this plaque:
Have you spotted the mistake? Trick question, the whole thing is a hot mess.
Apparently the Covid 19 pandemic apparently started in 2019…I’m sorry, what?
I’ve heard all manner of conspiracy theories about Covid 19, but the one about it starting a whole year before the start of the UK lockdown? Now that’s something.
The town I live in, the town I pay my council tax to…seesh.
And on that note, I’m off to get myself a very strong cup of coffee.
(Full article can be found here (BBC News). Alternatively search for it online, there’s a lot of high-quality journalism out there.)