If you do not already know, today is the 182nd day of the year – we are halfway through 2021. There are 183 days left to 2022. Time does indeed fly, doesn’t it?
Colleague went to the trouble one morning this week of buying a gift for a workmate – a coffee mug. Being an ardent Maroons fan, the workmate rejected the gift immediately. The mug had “I support NSW Blues” printed around it. Oops!
A bus, with the Covid-19 health safety messages nicely displayed in bright blue colour all around it, was seen travelling down the highway near 8-Mile in Port Moresby yesterday with a full load of passengers. Yet, no one, including the driver, was wearing a face mask. Another failed awareness?
PNG may not be doing as badly as Melanesian brother Fiji as far as the number of cases reported daily is concerned. It is rated the highest in the world right now. Scary.
Lights at the multi-million kina Gordon market in Port Moresby are switched on 24/7. If the City Hall is that filthy rich, maybe an idea to charge a lower fee for informal vendors seen daily conducting their business near the market. Just saying.
Food for thought
Remember this handy prayer: Dear God, if today I lose my hope, please remind me that your plans are better than my dreams.
“For those who come in the late stages of breast cancer, 100 per cent die. Those who come in the early stages of the cancer, 100 per cent survive.” – Port Moresby General Hospitak head of cancer clinic Dr Peter Olali.