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  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 75 Sunny Days

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 75 Sunny Days

    It is week 75 of the coronavirus pandemic and schools and colleges will soon be going back. A spike in cases of COVID-19 is predicted when this happens. The government is considering offering vaccinations to all children over the age of 12 and not just those who are vulnerable or living with…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 74 Isle of Man

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 74 Isle of Man

    During week 74 of the coronavirus pandemic, as the whole world continues to struggle in the battle to control new spikes of COVID-19 cases Afghanistan stays in the headlines as the Taliban are now in control. They have promised there will be no retribution but stories of atrocities abound.…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 73 Bristol Weekend

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 73 Bristol Weekend

    It is week 73 of the coronavirus pandemic and the number of cases in the UK are not decreasing significantly and deaths are still rising. COVID-19 vaccinations are going to be offered to 16 and 17-year olds very soon. A gunman goes on the rampage in Plymouth killing 6 people including himself. But…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 72 Self-Isolation

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 72 Self-Isolation

    England is no longer subject to legal restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic but international travel is still very difficult. A proposal by the government to introduce an amber watchlist is greeted with opposition and dismay from the travel industry as it will cause more chaos and confusion.…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 71 Pinged

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 71 Pinged

    Week 71 of the coronavirus pandemic is the second week of freedom from COVID-19 restrictions. But the pingdemic continues to wreak havoc. Despite very vocal opposition the government stubbornly sticks to 16 August as the date when the double-jabbed will no longer have to self-isolate following…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 70 Pingdemic

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 70 Pingdemic

    As the coronavirus continues to ebb and flow across the world and has been doing so in the UK for 70 weeks now our Prime Minister goes ahead with his promise to lift all COVID-19 restrictions in England on 19 July. Dubbed Freedom Day this day marked the end of a legal requirement to wear face masks…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 69 Last Week of Lockdown

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 69 Last Week of Lockdown

    Week 69 of the coronavirus pandemic will be the last week of lockdown in England which will be celebrated by Freedom Day on Monday 19 July. But how free will we be? Some places will still require face masks to be worn. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, tells millions of most vulnerable to shop at…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 68 Amber to Green?

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 68 Amber to Green?

    Despite the continuing large increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases throughout England the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is clinging obstinately to his promise that July 19 will be Freedom Day. But with two weeks to go the emphasis is changing to individual choice regarding the wearing of…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 67 Blenheim Palace

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 67 Blenheim Palace

    Excitement is mounting in England during week 67 of lockdown due to the coronavirus for two reasons The first is England’s success in the European Cup 2020. And the second is Boris Johnson’s assurance that all COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted on 19 July. A date he refers to as Freedom Day. The…

  • Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 66 Vaccines for all Adults

    Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: Week 66 Vaccines for all Adults

    Vaccines are now being offered to all adults over the age of eighteen during week 66 of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pop-up vaccine centres in large venues including football stadiums are offering walk-in jabs and thousands are taking advantage of this. The policy is now clear – Pfizer…