The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 50

If it takes 21 days to create a new habit, what the hell are we creating now? We all knew somewhere deep down that this pandemic would change us all. The more optimistic among us hoped that whatever happened we would adapt. The pessimistic viewed it as the end of the world as we know … Continue reading The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 50

The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 49

Around the world coronavirus lockdowns are starting to ease. European nations that have grappled with controlling the disease are starting to reopen schools and relax restrictions on movement. Spanish people can finally exercise outside again. Children are back in Danish schools. Small shops are opening in Austria and Germany. I saw a girl changing a … Continue reading The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 49

The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 48

Nothing seems real. I wake from dreams within dreams not sure where my imagination ends and the physical begins. Life has changed so dramatically since we moved on Day 39 of the coronavirus containment lockdown. Since then, I’ve been at a complete loss for words. I’ve always adhered to the rule that if you don’t … Continue reading The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 48

The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 34

May 11th is approaching. On Day 34 of lockdown in France the Prime Minister and Health Secretary addressed the country to discuss the plan for releasing part of the pressure of confinement. The only aspect that is certain now is that whatever happens will be done in phases. Start with public transport. The need for … Continue reading The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 34

The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 33

Let’s play a game. The little one has a pretty bad fever. The ear thermometer read over 39 and so did the one we stick up his butt. His right eye is a bit pink. Droll pours down from his mouth covering his neck. He refuses food and gags at the sight of a spoon. … Continue reading The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 33