Opinion

Neck, meet block. Predictions for 2022

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 17 Jan 2022

Neck, meet block. Predictions for 2022
A few issues, sure, but NZ is still not too shabby. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 17 Jan 2022
Making predictions at all is dangerous. In journalism, it borders on foolish. Our craft equips us for ‘wisely’ picking apart the past rather than reliably knowing more than anyone else what will happen tomorrow.The phrases “only time will tell” and “the facts will slowly emerge” are the watchwords by which we live.However, in descending order of likelihood, herewith Smellie’s 10 predictions for 2022:1/ This year will start off feeling like 2020 and 2021. Omicron will arrive and tear through the populace...

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