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View from the West: The COVID 360 shuffle

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Lining up for COVID relief payments. PHOTO: FIJITV

By Dennis Rounds

Kava sessions in Western Fiji can be quite “intellectual” with discussions around the tanoa ranging from fishermen’s tales to “bush lawyer” arguments about politics, democracy and the economy.

I recently heard one argument made quite eloquently about history and age. The two, in typical “Fiji speak”, were described as “cousin brothers”.

The grog-induced “intellectual reasoning” was that both have one thing in common – the benefit of hindsight!

Living in retirement, I’d like to think I have 65 years of “hindsight” tucked under my belt. I submit (with accompanying humility) that qualifies me to “reflect” without – as our Attorney-General would say - “languishing in . . .

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