We were unwilling, at first, to entertain the possibility that it could be Covid. Seasonal flu perhaps. Or even malaria or dengue, both of which are rampant at this time of the year. But surely not Covid!
Now that we’ve been threatened with plague and famine, the spectre of war appears to be rearing its ugly head. I’m no eschatologist but the headlines these past few weeks seem to have been pulled right out of the Book of Revelation.