Read After Covid…16

I must keep on with documenting this thing as I feel that much of what is happening will be forgotten in the bland normality that will evenually recommence. I was reading about an old people's home in Spain where rescue workers found a number of the residents dead in their beds; undisturbed for days on... Continue Reading →

Read After Covid…15

Finally, my autocorrect has accepted Covid as a word. I have spent 14 days changing it back from Civid. Just shows the new normality that is at work. If the digital world has grown to accept IT, the rest of existence will follow. Tea is still part of our regime. I woke this morning and... Continue Reading →

Read After Covid…13

Write about what you know, that's what they tell you. The problem is that I do not know these times, at all. These times have sprung up from the pages of novels that weave themselves around the possibility of a plague decimating the world's population. Interesting that the term, decimate, refers to the Roman habit... Continue Reading →

Read After Covid…11

So as not to be outdone by the little things that make up Covid 19, the weather turned towards the Arctic for its next theme. At just gone 7 o’clock this morning, a swathe of freezing grey swept in from the still frozen lands and deposited a huge outpouring of hailstones. Car roofs became percussion... Continue Reading →

Read After Covid…10

Yesterday IT announced its intentions. IT had strolled into Downing Street, slipped past the security and sauntered up to the guy who was trying his best to carry off a Winston Churchill impersonation and gave him a dose. Not content with that, IT then moved onto his trusted sidekick and, just for good measure, IT... Continue Reading →

Read After Covid…9

Life can be separated into the time that we are awake and the time that we are asleep. Trapped in our home, we are finding that sleep is becoming more prevalent. The days are becoming longer but the nights are now so quiet that there is little to disturb those hours when we close off... Continue Reading →

Read After Covid…8

Saints are dangerous creatures. They promise miraculous hope and redemption. They give us a sure-fire way of being delivered from evil. They...leave sentences unfinished. The school was a beacon of salvation. The needy were taken in and helped to evolve into exemplary members of society. This was the reason that I joined the workforce of... Continue Reading →

Read After Covid…7

So, yesterday the sun came out. It was the warmest day of the year so far, but that didn’t take much doing. This winter had been cold and damp. The skies had never made any serious attempt to turn blue, preferring their uniform grey. Because of the ironic upturn in the weather, I did my... Continue Reading →

Read After Covid…6

They say that China is free of any new infections. Italy has become the epicentre. As it now stands, Italy’s deaths have now exceeded China’s. Spain is pushing on and catching up, whilst it remains to be seen how quickly the UK can lose control. Everything is about politics. There are sound-bites galore and what... Continue Reading →

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