COVID-19 Diary – 27th March – Friday Feeling

27/3/20 The end of the first week of our new way of life. All things considered it went pretty well. Some frustrations with home working, although not as much as my wife who experienced more of the technical difficulties of an entire organisation converting to working from home. I was probably equally productive as I would have been in the office, even if I found … Continue reading COVID-19 Diary – 27th March – Friday Feeling

COVID-19 Diary – 26th March – News

26/3/20 At a time like this it’s hard to resist the constant temptation of the news, especially as I am particular susceptible to following it too closely, even at the best of times. I first really noticed this trait in myself in the long run up to Donald Trump’s election in 2016. I constantly followed breaking news, live blogs and opinion poll trackers, in the … Continue reading COVID-19 Diary – 26th March – News

COVID-19 Diary – 25th March – Panic Buying

25/3/20 I wrote yesterday about how there was still some semblance of normality at home, but my trip to the supermarket yesterday didn’t feel normal at all. The roads were eerily quiet, especially given it was 9am on a weekday, when there would usually be a steady stream of traffic down the main road. It was weirdly tempting to go for a long drive, and … Continue reading COVID-19 Diary – 25th March – Panic Buying

COVID-19 Diary – 24th March 2020 – Neighbours

24/3/20 The kids were able to spend a fair bit of time in the garden today, another irony of the current situation being that the tighter the lockdown restrictions get, the more the weather improves. I’ve never been happier to have a bit of outdoor space. If we were still in our old flat in Brighton, or even our previous house with a tiny yard, … Continue reading COVID-19 Diary – 24th March 2020 – Neighbours