Covid-19 visits. Now I’m the last man standing!

Verily verily I say to thee, Covid is one roller coaster ride! Eight days ago, my wife self-isolated from everyone else as she became the first in our home to test positive for Covid. Eight days later today, I'm self isolating from everyone else as the only one left standing still testing negative for Covid. … Continue reading Covid-19 visits. Now I’m the last man standing!

My Monday Metrical Musings #61

Begin Again As day makes way for night And dark recedes from lightAs winter will soon take flightA new year we should start right. 2021 put on quite a showOf at times false bravadoTil Omicron said "Hello!"And dealt us another blow. We can't help but to wonderWhat's next to make us flounderWill we be torn asunderAnd … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #61

Covid One Year On – let’s rethink BAU shall we?

A year ago yesterday, my country went into its first major lockdown following the Covid 19 pandemic pronounced by the WHO, and experienced by many nations worldwide. Yesterday, I completed my final vaccination jab against this history-making virus. I guess you can say I've sort of come full circle in these 12 months. Yet one … Continue reading Covid One Year On – let’s rethink BAU shall we?

Three reasons why Covid19 agitates introverts like me

Covid19 has taken over my life in unexpected ways. Tho I'm not confined because I'm on a stay home notice, and I’m not being quarantined, I am a lot more easily irritable and agitated these days. For a while, I couldn't quite understand why. But now I think I do. I seriously suspect that this … Continue reading Three reasons why Covid19 agitates introverts like me

Covid-19 – May humanity not be BAU when it’s over

I woke up this morning to a brilliantly-written news article by the editor and managing director of The Statesman, Mr Ravindra Kumar, that was reproduced in our local papers today. He makes a strong case for people all over the world to learn from our current collective experience of Covid-19, and to do things differently … Continue reading Covid-19 – May humanity not be BAU when it’s over

Covid-19 – Time to Refresh, Reflect and Reconnect

What's left to say about Covid-19 these days that have yet to be said? Well, plenty apparently. And since no one really knows when we'll see the end of this global pandemic, I'm sure there'll be plenty more to say in the days ahead. While most of it would of course be the latest news … Continue reading Covid-19 – Time to Refresh, Reflect and Reconnect