I’ve not been following the news closely (because it tends to range from depressing to infuriating) but apparently back on the 21st Mount Aetna erupted


The blast was described as “brief but intense” complete with lava flow and a column of ash that affected the Bove Valley and nearby Zafferana where residents are still on COVID-19 lockdown.

No reports of a hundred-headed, snake-limbed, fire-spewing Giant rising from his ancient prison beneath the Sicilian volcano to wreak havoc and herald the end of existence as we know it have been recorded — yet. Experts, however, say that it’s just a matter of time.