The UK has made so many mistakes during the pandemic. We started by following the flu pandemic playbook which meant our goal initially was to slow the spread but not eliminate the virus. Something which is too late to do now and perhaps unfeasible anyway. I also realise that no one expected vaccines to become… Continue reading A year of blunders
Would you agree to quarantine in a “facility”?
There was a good article in The Times last weekend - Coronavirus: The new rhythms of life will jolt and jar as we try to live with this horrible teenager. In particular, I thought it would be good to get people's thoughts on this quote: “In Asia we are doing mandatory quarantining,” says Ben Cowling,… Continue reading Would you agree to quarantine in a “facility”?
What the kids have done in their first week of quarantine
Day 4 of quarantine and Elizabeth said to me today, "Quarantine is going pretty well". She may feel differently after several months of this. For me, it has been rather nice not having the school drop-offs and pickups along with Highland Dance and everything else. I feel like I've adopted a slower pace and am… Continue reading What the kids have done in their first week of quarantine