There are more important things to deal with in Bermuda right now, it seems, but it remains telling that all the hoopla about SAGE in the first place has turned into virtually nil. Another pile of reports and suggestions to gather dust somewhere.
Like everything else around this place, lather, rinse, repeat.
Yes, there's a ton of stuff happening in Bermuda. Legislating same-sex
unions, immigration bills, and even Corporation of Hamilton again
trying to sneak in parking fees for motorbikes...
But what really grinds my gears, has to do with large groups of kids
and parents and me now feeling under the weather. Thanks, School
Sports Days. I wonder if the PTA can suggest mandatory hand sanitizers
all over the grounds during these events?
The only thing funnier is that the online cheerleaders continue to make excuses or belittle the electorate, instead of finding out why the OBA suffers from a trust deficit.
It would take some massive changes in approach or results to change the political tide here. And no, this doesn't mean that suddenly the PLP has the trust of the majority of people. It's again just one of those 'lesser of two evils' things, unfortunately.
It's a bit interesting in this day and age, and the way the local economy has gone, that people are still content with the limited shopping paradigms here. You have your regular grocery stores and 'super' markets, and bulk shopping for when you want barrels of mayo or kool aid mix (and of course, more practical products like paper towels or diapers).
However I'm a bit surprised that nobody's yet floated the idea of a membership shopping place. Similar to your Costco, or Sam's Club, that particular business model seems like more of a sure thing than yet another bulk shopping facility.
Purely spitballing, of course.
It could very well be that our limited population and potential reluctance to trying new things out could already be a huge red flag to any potential investors, and current store owners may be content to stick with the status quo if they're earning tidy profits.
After wading through the usual politicking from the various political cheerleaders, it appears that it comes down to one main issue, that's the creation of a car park adjacent to the existing (public) playground. Middle ground is achievable, but will it happen or will one or the other parties at play get railroaded instead, derailing the project altogether?
Hope not, but I wouldn't be surprised. Come on, Bermuda. Get it together.