I feel so bad. So wrong. So guilty.
It’s confession time.
No, not that, I wasn’t even in France. I’ve never even been skiing (well, on a dry ski slope in England once but I don’t think that counts).
My confession is that I’m worried about him, I’m following all the news stories, wondering how he’s getting on, but I don’t know him. I’m not a fan, I don’t follow Formula One. I know about him of course, because he’s a celebrity. So why the guilt?
I feel guilty because while Schumacher is in hospital, all sorts of terrible things are happening around the world, but I’m not following them.
I’ve been wondering why. Is it because I’ve bought into the whole celebrity thing? No, I don’t think so, but maybe in some small part I have, without even realising it. The truth is I think it’s because this particular news headline is about a person who is more than another unknown name. That sounds terrible but we are flooded with so much news that I think I’ve become desensitized.
Is it just me?