Now you see it. Now you don’t.

Joseph Pereira
3 min readDec 2, 2021
Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash

The world paused at a pedestrian crossing. Why?- To let COP 26 drive pass. Then things continued as they have always done. The mouthy governments, with their boastful proclamations and posturing, have fallen silent. The press, heralding one exciting, cliffhanger announcement after another, has disappeared behind the screen of their usual opiating headlines. The interlude was just an opportunity to grab your coke and popcorn. The lights…

Joseph Pereira

Retired. Remaining optimistically British. Many miles from where I started but continuing the journey.