Reading tea leaves

Lockdown ennui is starting to set in and I thought about reading tea leaves to get a steer on what Cabinet might say tomorrow. Of course, I could just wait and find out when they say it. However, it is in the nature of human beings, and particularly this human being, to try and guessContinue reading “Reading tea leaves”

Back to deep breathing

I wake up on day 2 of our new lockdown and listen to the quiet. It is very very quiet, like when there’s been a fall of snow and the whole world sounds hushed. I wonder if it really is more quiet than normal – this is a pretty quiet place in general – andContinue reading “Back to deep breathing”

Comparing lockdowns

We slog on in Level 3 style, while many countries talk about reducing COVID-19 related restrictions on its populations – how much, how fast? China was the lockdown model, they locked down Hubei Province from January 23rd to April 8th to control the spread of COVID-19, and many countries followed that lead as COVID-19 casesContinue reading “Comparing lockdowns”

Still holding…

Loki and I sat on the fence today. It was the highlight of my day – getting dressed up to get my picture taken on the fence (Loki didn’t bother dressing up and demanded to be returned to the house very promptly). I am pretty good about not wearing a dressing gown all day butContinue reading “Still holding…”