Twenty hours of working on the BBC Drama Life as an extra for two seconds on screen – but such is the way of being an extra. Feel lucky to be on screen long enough to be recognised!
This week, a couple of news stories confirmed to me that many things take time to achieve. It is so easy to want things to happen immediately. These two stories show that with time and patience, sometimes the things you want will happen. During Covid-19, it has been easy to focus on the negative. Sometimes, you have to consider things long term and not just for the moment.
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham and children’s commissioner of England answered Manchester Media Club mini-reporters’ questions in live press conferences and encouraged them to keep trying to have their voices heard.