No more COVID-19 news, please. I need to stay sane.

I am tired of hearing about COVID-19. The thing is, while I readily accept that this pandemic is here and that it is likely to be here for a while, I find that reading about it demobilises me to helpless paralysis. I find that after reading about that British GP’s experiences treating patients or the …

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Funerals may never be the same again

This article was first published in the Standard. On April 25th, I wrote here about two old men who were building me a gazebo to pass the time as they could not sit still during the lockdown. Unfortunately, one of them, my 86-year-old grandfather passed away suddenly last Friday. Organising his send-off turned out to …

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