Weekly Digest for Sunday 24th May

I’ve now spent the last 10 weeks working from home. I’ve been really productive but do have to watch a couple of things. There are little breaks in my day at the moment. Back to back meetings/calls and no gaps. You miss the walking between meetings, talking to others. It’s full on, one topic to the next. The other thing to watch is tiredness. Feeling more and more tired as the week goes on and that’s despite a daily walk to try and recharge. Still, I’m one of the lucky ones so shouldn’t complain.

Glasgow city centre during lockdown

As the UK starts to unlock I can now see unfolding in front of me why Sturgeon said weeks ago that when to unlock and how will be really difficult. Scotland’s leaders have been far more clear and effective from what I can see. That doesn’t let them off the hook as care homes, testing, PPE and late lockdowns are all their responsibility too. However the mess unravelling in London and Johnsons defence of Dominic Cummings seem like idiocy after what the UK has been through, all summed up in this now deleted tweet.

Now deleted but sums up the views of many

How the world views Britain

While the politicians try to kid us that Britains Covid-19 response has been world beating it’s easy to find alternative views. The New Yorker calls it right – a disaster.

Patients Don’t Die Alone

This Buzzfeed article provides comfort to so many that their parents, family or friends are not dying on their own.

The Joy of Sets

Thanks BBC for another great set of video conferencing backdrops. Something for everyone here.

Scunthorpe Sans

Is this the best font ever? Scunthorpe Sans blocks any use of profanities…apart from Scunthorpe. Brilliant.

Mad Max:Fury Road

Fury Road is still an amazing watch. This article brings together many of the cast and crew who talk through just how difficult it was to make.

Tenet

Nolans new film gets another trailer that tries to explain what’s going on. More surprising…still aiming for cinema release later this year.

The Miracle Sudoku

Shared widely so you may have seen this but if not then settle down for an enthralling 25 minutes of Sudoku. Best watch this week.

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