ESCAPISM has taken on a fresh meaning in the last three months. Where once it could have meant wilful avoidance of responsibility, Coronavirus has lent it a positive – therapeutic, even – connotation. We are given book and film recommendations with the assurance that they are “pure escapism,” for instance. Anything to mute the white noise of news reports and shut out the blue light of news feeds and logarithmic scales.

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A TWO-tier housing system has developed where the quality and standard of government properties reserved for contractors is superior to those reserved for Islanders, said Member of Legislative Assembly Dr. Barry Elsby at Thursday’s meeting of the Assembly.

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THE relationship between the Falkland Islands Government and South Georgia Government “brings both direct and indirect benefit to the Falklands” assured Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI ) Chief Executive Helen Havercroft after a member of the public expressed concern on a related issue.

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