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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 64 of Self-Isolation in Switzerland – “When I’m 64”

Earlier today or yesterday at some point I was thinking of the song When I’m 64, and that I should share it. I’m not 64. Quarantine hasn’t aged me so drastically. I felt the need to make that joke. Recycling For the first time in two months I went to the recycling centre today. For… 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 »

Day 52 Of Self-Isolation in Switzerland – More Cows, and Cascading Style Sheets

While some of us have gone fifty-two days without being within two meters of another person due to the pandemic others walk side by side down country lanes, forcing those walking alone to make the decision of whether to risk infecting the vulnerable couple or stepping off the road and waiting under an electricity pylon… Read More »