Life In Lockdown – Our Coronavirus Quarantine in Italy

On Tuesday, 10th March 2020, Italy was locked down in a bid to control the largest Coronavirus outbreak outside China. According to Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, ‘locked down’ means, “I stay home.” The borders are closed and there are restrictions on all but essential travel. Pretty much everything is closed, other than food shopsContinue reading “Life In Lockdown – Our Coronavirus Quarantine in Italy”

Locked Down in Italy – Our Novel Coronavirus Survival Strategy

Sunday 8th March 2020, in Northern Italy, I awoke to the headline; Coronavirus: Northern Italy quarantines 16 million people Outside China, Italy has the largest number of confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus, nCoV, and Covid-19 disease and it is spreading rapidly.  Overnight, the President of the Council of Ministers issued a new Decree. TheContinue reading “Locked Down in Italy – Our Novel Coronavirus Survival Strategy”

How to Survive Coronavirus – Even If You’re Caught in a Hotspot

I try to find a balance between sense & sensational Life was normal a couple of weeks ago. Then, the new strain of Coronavirus landed in Italy. Subsequently, everywhere north of Pisa was declared a Coronavirus hotspot. Unwittingly, Mark and I are caught in the epicentre. We are spending our winter skiing in Northern Italy,Continue reading “How to Survive Coronavirus – Even If You’re Caught in a Hotspot”