We live in strange times. I reminded of this watching an interview of Barack Obama by David Olusoga the other day. Obama talked about the concept of “truth decay” — a phrase which both fascinates and appals me. There are many definitions out there. In summary, it is about the diminishing role that facts and figures play in public life.

And it rings true. We live in a world where public and private figures are trolled, cancelled and doxxed on twitter. Scientists’ patience is being tested to destruction by the persistence of flat earthers. And someone has written sarcastic anti-vaccine…

Sarah Prescott

Experienced Chief Finance Officer -track record in Welsh social housing and third sector. Chartered Accountant (FCA BFP). Views my own - my space for blogging.

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