Skin

the White Disease he calls it when I burn & peel peel & burn for sunscreen in Scotland is not a frequent concern.   when our boys were new & unblemished routinely he would say with their Colour Skin sunscreen is unnecessary when they go out to play.   he likes the sun but prefers … Continue reading Skin

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

Evaluating Face Masks

Before Lockdown Only worn by professionals in the course of their jobs.   During Lockdown We don’t have enough face masks, testing kits & swabs.   After Lockdown Face masks are 'advisory' for every Tom, Dick & Gob.     Evaluation We are led by donkeys & the PM is a knob.     Glossary … Continue reading Evaluating Face Masks

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