Joan Didion's words of forty years ago : How true they are.
(and forty years on Joan is still at it; here's a review of the book she wrote after a year of family tragedy)
"Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold" - W.B. Yeats. "We're doomed !" - Private Frazer. "Like scrolling through a decade's worth of Daily Mail editorials in 20 minutes" - TheLoonyFromCatford