As Italy attempts to control the second most serious outbreak of coronavirus in the world events move fast. Four days after my arrival there the whole country goes into lockdown. I escape to the UK on one of the last flights out of the country and head for two weeks’ self-isolation at home. The UK government is recommending this for anyone returning from China or Italy. I have made no preparations at all for this.
My Diary of Life During a Pandemic
Coping in Self Isolation: Week One
A Tale of Two Knees
New Knees and New Adventures
Following the total replacement of both my knees I was delighted to find that I could still participate in my favourite activities at the same level that I had done prior to surgery. Now I was ready to find out how my new knees would react to trying new activities and experiences like bog walking in Estonia and conservation in Kenya.
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