Our New Normal

Remember when breathing was normal, just something you did? Not inhaling a virus & getting sick quick.   Remember when wearing a face mask was Halloween art & queuing wasn’t standing two metres apart?   Remember when distance wasn’t seen as socially good & shielding was a word no-one understood?   Remember when coughing or … Continue reading Our New Normal

Lullaby for a Pandemic

Come with me my little one – away, away from here, Come with me to the far grey hills where rooks and eagles dare to make their nest a rocky ledge and soar through misty cloud, Come my love, come take my hand – escape the city crowds.   Come with me my little one … Continue reading Lullaby for a Pandemic

Corona Clothing

It seems to me Corona Clothing is all the rage – though nobody currently calls it that. Rather, it is known as Working From Home clothes or What Day Is It clothes or We Don’t Have Enough clothes. Despite, or because of the pandemic, having the right kind of clothing is now, a matter of … Continue reading Corona Clothing

Chin-Chin

There are more important things to worry about at the moment I know COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 … Continue reading Chin-Chin

The Ides of March

She always said she had A Good War. Dancing. Courting. Working. as the Bombs Fell and her Brother Died and her Lovers Fought on various Fronts and Food was Rationed. it was still a A Good War. Not, she would say (gently touching the cover of a Holocaust Memoir) Not Like This.   He called … Continue reading The Ides of March