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An Ominous Announcement 24 October 2020 - 5 comments

The local council has issued a press release. Excuse me while I run round and round in small circles.

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NHS App? 26 September 2020 - 6 comments

There is at long last an "official NHS contact-tracing app". Should one use it?

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Still Masks 13 August 2020

Mostly people continue to wear masks.

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Masks at last 29 July 2020 - 4 comments

People have finally started wearing masks in the shops round here.

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Milk is the new sprouts 16 July 2020 - 2 comments

Haven't you heard? Masks are last month's thing.

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Back to the Pub 07 July 2020

One huge advantage of living outside London is that my local pub does not need to be hugely crowded at all times to stay in business. So when it reopened on Saturday I went along.

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Masks Latest 19 June 2020

Some personal behaviour seems to have improved since last time. (But I'm only taking one sample every two weeks…)

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More Shopping 08 June 2020 - 8 comments

Things are mostly as they were last time in the shops; a bit better, a bit worse.

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Grinding to a Halt 21 May 2020 - 2 comments

The "lockdown" has affected me relatively little: things I mail-order take longer to arrive, role-playing games have moved online, and I haven't seen my boardgame groups at all. But now it starts to feel as though people have gone into a kind of stasis.

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Sprouts are the New Flour 19 April 2020 - 4 comments

Not that I shop in person very often anyway. But it's gone a bit strange.

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Life in the Plague Weeks 05 April 2020 - 9 comments

So we finally got something like precautions being applied, though piecemeal and rather later than would have been sensible.

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