Adrian Chiles is completely wrong when he suggests that every little thing we want we can get virtually straight away (, 29 April). This yr and final, we used long periods in lockdown and none of my hill-walking mates in Scotland could climb a mountain until it was in the very same regional division as them.
Here in Fife, I did my finest to manufacture a munro by climbing 7 wee hills on the exact same working day, but it wasn’t the exact same. Mates who even now had several to do fell into deep gloom. Notify any of them that their desires would be so significantly greater for the ripening and they would have replied that all the ripening goes on concerning the bottom and the prime. They really do not need months and months of it. Now they seem ecstatic. The aged pattern of posting a in depth report has gone, and I master what they are up to from a several shots on Fb while they are out climbing.
St Andrews, Fife
Does any individual remember the launch of a credit card in the 1970s with the slogan “Access will take the ready out of wanting”? Probable induce of our complications nowadays?