Covid-19

The Covid Diaries 4 – Phony War

It feels a little bit like Paris in 1939. Everyone is waiting for something to happen, whether it be German invasion or viral apocalypse, but very few people have seen the real deal yet. We're sitting at something like 3000-4000 confirmed infections across Australia, which doesn't seem too bad until you realise that testing is… Continue reading The Covid Diaries 4 – Phony War

Covid-19

The COVID Diaries 3 – The New Normal

It's occurred to me that this may be the new normal. It's certainly the old normal. It's been 102 years since the 1918 flu pandemic, which has certainly got to be a record for how long we've gone without a major outbreak of disease. It's especially surprising given how interconnected the world has been for… Continue reading The COVID Diaries 3 – The New Normal

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The COVID Diaries #2 – Strange Days

It's a strange feeling out there at the moment. Everyone is waiting for something to happen and endlessly discussing the various possibilities and ramifications, but... nothing yet. The numbers climb (300ish confirmed infected in Australia) but no-one really knows anyone directly affected. The worst part so far has probably been the old man who Wife… Continue reading The COVID Diaries #2 – Strange Days