Tag: covid-19

  • What Day Is It?

    What Day Is It?

    When I woke this morning, there was a brief moment when I realised I had absolutely no idea what day it was. “Is it Saturday? Is it Sunday?” Later in the day an older family member joked, “You need to get yourself checked out for alzheimers.… Read the rest

  • Wearing Pants

    Wearing Pants

    Today, I wore pants for the first time in about a month. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve been wearing short pants every day. I’m talking “long pants”. “Grown up pants”. Jeans, actually.… Read the rest

  • Christmas Lights

    Christmas Lights

    It’s Thursday night and I’m sitting on the balcony, surrounded by Christmas lights.

    A few of us in my apartment block have dragged out our lights (one neighbour admitted she hadn’t actually taken them down) in an effort to brighten up our lives in the midst of the lockdown.
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  • Life Update

    Life Update

    My sadness around the closure of local businesses continues, though I’m mindful there have been some bright spots in the way some of them have responded.

    The small bar, Four Pines on Crown Street, Surry Hills, which specialises in craft beer has responded with take-away alcohol and food.
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  • Everything Is Closed

    Everything Is Closed

    “I had months and months of work lined up, but it’s all been cancelled, so tomorrow I’m officially unemployed”, a similarly aged bloke who lives in my apartment block told me as we chatted and waited this morning for our take-away coffee.… Read the rest

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