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Panic buying is a terrible waste in more ways than one

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As someone whose approach to life is more que sera sera than carpe diem, I like to maintain a measured pace in everything I do.

Some people say that is why I never get anything done on time, and that I have the mindset of the hare and the speed of the tortoise.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 22, 2020, with the headline Panic buying is a terrible waste in more ways than one. Subscribe