It has been reported that the Government of the UK is considering telling all over 70s to stay at home for the next 4 months. What the…?
I also heard, but haven’t had it confirmed (so it might be fake news) that any elderly people found out will be fined.
Are we now in a police state, and with an autocratic government? How can a democratic (supposedly) government even consider this? ‘For their protection’, they are saying. Putting innocent people under house arrest, simply for having been born before 1950 is NOT on.
Can you even think what it will be like to have to stay in your house for 4 months, not seeing anyone but the people you live with—or in many cases, alone?
Receiving food by the various supermarket delivery services is not an option for many. Some do not have access to a computer. Also, due to people panic-buying, it’s not easy to get the deliveries. My daughter couldn’t get her usual delivery due to increased demand.
And I just read some comment, that has made me incandescent with rage. Someone posted ‘Good. 4 months without stupid old gits clogging up the roads…’ I can’t remember the exact quote, and can’t find it again. (I did flag it, so it might have been taken down.
On a lighter note, though—if you do either have to, or decide to, self-isolate, there are books to read.
From today, you can get Book 2 of Elemental Worlds, The Stones of Fire and Water as a FREE e-book to help you pass the time. It is FREE from today until 19th March, so don’t miss this opportunity. Click here or on the cover in the sidebar.
If you would like to also buy Book 1, The Stones of Earth and Air, you can get it for £1.99 by clicking here.
Please leave a comment in the comments box if you have anything to say, and feel free to reblog this.
If you would like to receive my quarterly newsletter, and information about new releases and offers, click the JOIN button in the left-hand sidebar, or click here