Archive for Covid 19 Times

Stumbling ahead tentatively

On this inauguration day of Joe Biden, I want to mark the occasion with a long overdue blog. A crystal ball would be absolutely priceless today!

Has Trump left his country broken beyond repair?

What will happen later on. Will …

Still adjusting to chaos!

Here we are again, in the second week of our second lockdown.

Most of the other European countries seem to be in the same bad position, still battling this invisible contagion.

Life still attempts to struggle on, with faint echoes …

And on it goes!

Week 9 of lockdown:

I think I spoke way too soon last time!

My projected hope and optimism, was a bit too premature. This country and indeed the world, seem to be stuck in the quicksand created by this corona …

Lockdown for a long time!

Monday August 17th:

I now find myself retreating into an old habit of avoiding the news. Especially after last week’s grim news, of 200 new cases in Ireland, 81 of them being in Kildare.

Sometimes, I feel we are all …

Don’t mention the C word

Week 6 of lock down: 
Some people are getting restlss, but the majority of us are still staying busy, trying to avoid this virus, even though we are now entering the May long weekend.
The most heartbreaking outcome of this …

A locked down life ahead!

Week 9 of lockdown:

I think I spoke way too soon last time!

My projected hope and optimism, was a bit too premature. This country and indeed the world, seem to be stuck in the quicksand created by this corona …

Still here less fear though (of covid-19)

Thursday June 4th; lockdown has certainly been accommodated, by the recent good weather. Restrictions of movement do not seem so pressing, when there is a heatwave outside and the garden is in full bloom.

Unfortunately the weather has temporarily changed, …

Attempted normality in abnormal times!

June 15th: Queues from 3am, excited, expectant crowds who eagerly and unapologetically cast aside any accepted form of social distance. It was not the arrival of some celebrity or the promise of glorious freebies, which generated this buzz.

Instead it …

Covid-19 anger rising!

Week 4 of lockdown: I’m now trying to strongly limit the amount of news reports I watch. Surely it cannot be good for your mental health, to over indulge in this toxic torrent of bad news which this pandemic …

Still kung flu dodging!

Week 3 of lockdown

The big news at the moment, is that Boris Johnson is in intensive care. To think that a few weeks ago he was largely dismissing this disease,

Positioning himself as a modern Winston Churchill during the …