SCRABBLING through piles of dusty tomes at the museum book fair a few weeks back I came upon war correspondent Kate Adie’s brilliant autobiography The Kindness of Strangers.

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Graham Bound was the founding editor of Penguin News and still writes a monthly column from his home in the UK

This week, the British government published a list of countries whose citizens may visit the UK without facing two weeks of Covid-19 quarantine. That list does not include a single mainland South American country, which at first glance is not surprising, because the disease has taken a dreadful toll on the continent.

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The restrictions on travel between Stanley and Mount Pleasant Complex have been lifted, after Chief Medical Officer Dr Rebecca Edwards advised that the current risk from Covid is almost nil. Attorney General Simon Young has confirmed there is no longer any justification for limiting travel.
MLA Leona Roberts read a statement last Friday announcing the decision.

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