Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

In Note Form

The last time we gritted our teeth like this was when Tony Blair invaded Iraq.

I'd rather be fighting germs than people.

The Internet is going slow. Ailz says it's because people are working from home, placing huge orders with supermarkets, communicating by video rather than face to face. And so on.

Bumping elbows is a jolly way of greeting people, but I prefer Prince Charles' choice: hands steepled, a slight bow from the waist. Namaste.

Football is over for the duration. The May elections have been cancelled.

Life as usual is on hold. As Gaby Hinsliff points out in the Guardian, we may well change our minds about some of the things we do "as usual" when we find they're unnecessary or even rather silly. Epidemics- like wars- speed up social change. The world will be a different place when all this comes to an end.
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