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Irresistibly Drawn to Work in a Recording Studio Down The Road Aged 59

Reading Time: 7 minutes Michele Kirsch, writer, wit, asthmatic isolator, mother of two, furloughed chef wrote about Lockdown 2 for AofA and it was brilliantly funny. Here it is. Now she’s onto the next one, and a new enterprise has arisen. Of course, by the second lockdown, after the confusing tiers for fears, the novelty had worn off. I […]

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A Guide to Surviving A Pandemic by Sophie Parkin

Reading Time: 10 minutes To make it through a pandemic – if you are me – You will need: A telephone, modern mobile pref Some books, assorted 50-100 – fiction, poetry, short stories, history, philosophy, autobiog, art, various dictionaries A wifi connection + laptop One projector Some empty jam jars – about 30 Weekly delivery from Oddbox – fruit […]

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How am I Coping?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Ok, just got the news of a new lockup on 16th December. It had been expected but I was hoping it would be on Friday so I could still have lunch with my friend Pamela at the French House in Soho on Thursday. No such luck. Was planning on oysters. It was going to be […]

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Living in London during Lockdown – Michele Kirsch

Reading Time: 7 minutes Michele Kirsch, asthmatic isolator, mother of two, author, and furloughed chef, writes about her experiences of lockdown from a tower block in East London. LOCKDOWN: Day something. I forget exactly. The Vicar. My vicar is bellowing to me from safety across the road. He is trying to put social distancing into a spiritual context, but […]