Category Archives: social conscience

Day 65 of Self-Isolation in Switzerland – Coping with Solitude

Coping with solitude is one of the challenges that we, people who live alone, are going to become familiar with. It’s 65 days since I’ve had skin to skin contact, sixty-five days since I’ve given or received a hug. It’s sixty-five days since I’ve had a meal with anyone. Happiness, whilst entirely and easily accomplished,… Read More »

Day 61 of Self-Isolation in Switzerland – World Community Grids Pandemic work units.

World Community Grids OpenPandemic work units are now ready. With your laptop or desktop, you can help find a cure for COVID-19. As a World Community Grid volunteer, you download a secure software program to your computer. And when your computer is not using its full computing power, it will automatically run a simulated experiment… Read More »

Day 58 of Self-Isolation in Switzerland – Writing For Future Generations Now.

I’m writing for future generations now. As I looked at the stats for the most recent posts i see that readership is low. I’m tempted to start writing about something else as a result. In two or three weeks if we’re still seeing low numbers of new cases I might. The biggest change since two… Read More »

Day 54 Of Self-Isolation in Switzerland – The Via Ferrata Season Resumes on Monday

The Via Ferrata Season resumes on Monday with La Via Farinetta reopening. This news came via the Via Farinetta Saillon official page, as seen with the Facebook embed below. Bonne nouvelle! La Via sera ouverte à partir ce lundi 11 mai ?? Néanmoins nous vous rendons attentifs sur les instructions des autorités. N’hésitez pas à… Read More »

Day 53 Of Self-Isolation in Switzerland – Rebooting Switzerland in Safe Mode

We’re just days away from Switzerland rebooting in Safe Mode. Rebooting in Safe mode means that children will go back to School on alternating days. Hairdressers and creches are already open. So are flower shops. When I went to the local shopping the music festival maze to get into the shops was simplified and made… Read More »