Regular readers (Are there any? Hello?) may have noticed that I’ve skipped two days (33 & 34). The previous post was on Day 32 and it was a late update. Lockdown has become normal life so daily updates are sometimes irrelevant or I’m just too busy or distracted to addContinue Reading

I’m a bit late with today’s post. That’s what happens after a month of lockdown – you become accustomed to it and every day seems like the day before and every day to come. This morning was the weekly supermarket visit. The spaced out queue (distance, not expanded consciousness) movedContinue Reading

Would you Adam and Eve it – the Swedes may have been right all along. A more relaxed lockdown may just have allowed their herd immunity to develop which means they have avoided the consequences to their economy and mental health of a full and strict lockdown. Britain on theContinue Reading

After the variations in the total number of deaths during the past few days there’s talk of the peak being passed but there’s no sign yet of any confidence in relaxing the lockdown. Far from it, they are now worried about a second wave of infections if they even hintContinue Reading

PPE continues to dominate the headlines. It’s been discovered that millions of pieces are being shipped abroad by firms frustrated at the lack of response from the government when they’ve offered to supply the NHS. So we find ourselves in the insane situation where PPE is being flown and truckedContinue Reading

Lockdown began four weeks ago and although the end is beind discussed there is still nothing certain about when we’ll be out of these constraints, apart from the fact that it will be a staged relaxation of the rules. Yesterday’s death toll was much lower than in previous days butContinue Reading

Boris is back, or starting to participate again at least. He’s still in Chequers but participating in meetings and making decisions. Yesterday‘s total dead was 888 not including care homes. PPE continues to dominate in the headlines. The lack of PPE for frontline staff in the NHS is single biggestContinue Reading