Tag Archives: Corvid19

Coronavirus Diary 24 – Zooming around London

I had a brainwave today which isn’t unusual.  What is unusual is that I have the time to act on it!  I’m rather in a quandary, I’m living in this beautiful though work-in-progress new house and despite being at home, … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 22 – Parting is such sweet sorrow

A really short but not particularly sweet post today. The wife of one my guides has died following 23 days in a coma due to the Coronavirus.  As he told me, she had years left in her to drive everyone … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 21 – Food parcels & emergency manouvres!

It’s 10 weeks now since I last earned a penny and couldn’t work due to the tube train incident which apart from the very odd trip out has been when my social isolation began in earnest. I’ve been in receipt … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 17 – Social Distancing with Opera, Fräuleins and the low-skilled!

I was reading this morning that the social restrictions the government have put in place a month ago have been so successful that they are worried on how to convince people to come out again once it is safe to … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 12 – Small steps, big solutions

One of the things about self-isolating when you’re on your own is that there are very limited opportunities to speak and fewer still that anyone might answer back.   Yesterday I went to my front door and daringly opened it. There … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 9 – Of Geese, Parrots, hoarders and spam!

No matter how early I wake up, the day truly gets underway here in a typically village sort of way.   Every morning at dawn I hear a gaggle of geese fly directly over my cottage.  There are lots of ponds … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 8 – Up with the Lark

I’ve been up since around 3.50am this morning.  This has happened several times in the last week or two.  Today it was down to having a slightly sore chest; Wednesday it was down to a rather traumatic nightmare which when … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 7 – I may well be going mad, well more mad anyway.

How is everyone?  We all still here?  That’s good. As I thought would be the case, some old fashioned values and community spirit have been returning.   I’ve been penned inside my home for a month or two really on top … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 6 – The state owes me thousands, why don’t they know who I am?

It’s been a long day or so.  As I rush head-first towards bankruptcy I attempted to make use of a minor law change to allow people such as myself claim just over £90 a week, in stark contrast to everyone … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 5 – You look like a man!

I hope everyone is well and not been driven totally bonkers yet.  I’ve been pretty much on lockdown for almost 2 months now although only the last week or so has been due to the Coronavirus. I am both well-settled … Continue reading

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