One of the things which is helping me through this strange time is nature. Watching the starlings frolicking about on the lawn and great tits move in and out of their bird box in my garden, presumably feeding youngsters, has helped me appreciate the simple but important things in life.
Ironically, nature is (unless you believe in the 5G theory or that the virus originates from a lab) also the cause of coronavirus.
It is my belief that cruelty to animals and a total contempt for nature has resulted in coronavirus.
The ‘wet markets’ are absolutely horrific from what I’ve heard. They sell dead and live animals in closely confined spaces and the animals are butchered on the site. These markets are extremely cruel – there are no animal welfare standards – and unhygienic.
Is it any wonder that interfering with the natural world has resulted in this catastrophe?
Scientists all over the world are working on a vaccine.
When there will be a vaccine, I don’t know, but in the meantime many of us are suffering.
We have either suffered from coronavirus itself; know someone who has had it – or even died from Covid-19; are stressing about our jobs; missing our freedom and loved ones; suffering from domestic violence, family tensions, a decline in mental or physical health … The list goes on.
My fear is that, for as long as we humans interfere with nature, these viruses will continue to grow, mutate and spread. We are supposed to live alongside nature, not destroy it. I wonder if this attitude of contempt will eventually destroy us, the human species.