Like most of us, I was glad to see the end of 2021, hoping that the COVID-19 wave is behind us – only to see Omicron take over. This may be the end of the pandemic, given that it is dominating and seems to be mild, so fingers crossed. I contracted Omicron 3 weeks ago and can attest to the fact that if you are fully vaccinated, and reasonably healthy, COVID-19 is generally a mild, transient illness. Anyway, my week of isolation allowed me to reflect on all things ‘writy’ over the last year. The