Living through the Covid-19 Lockdown

 Last night I spent more than three hours on WhatsApp video call with a friend who has reached her wits end and was contemplating taking a long rest away from this world which she feels doesn’t care about her anymore.

Italian, early thirties and a successful Barrister who lives in a big house. On the outside, one would say she’s got it together.

She moved to London about seven years ago and that’s when I met her at a sidebar in London Bridge. Always wanted to settle and share her life with a good fella. 

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Travails of a Conoravirus lockdown!!

“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.” — Christine Caine

The world has been gripped by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic which has rendered the entire world scrambling for cover and in total panic, spurred on by the constant reporting by the media. People are dying in their hundreds on a daily basis. This has resulted in countries shutting down entire societies and limiting movement. Businesses have been forced to suspend operations, with more people ordered to stay home and a handful, those deemed to be key workers, allowed to continue their official duties in their places of work. Others who do not need to be physically located in their offices now work from home. Continue reading “Travails of a Conoravirus lockdown!!”