What we have seen
Lay Virology – washing the shopping bags
Advice to library visitors (Sweden)
28 Weeks Later; still advertising March events in October
Some type of grim metaphor of our times. Party shop has gone out of business because no one has parties anymore. Now a massive sinkhole has opened up underneath it, undermining the foundations.
The logo with a suggested activity during self-isolation is a nice touch!
The tapir is apparently the unit of social distance in Guatamala (and what are those men carrying?)
What are we reading
Artistic depictions and discussion of our lockdown relationships with our bodies
#publichealth (from above book)
Absorbingly humanizing the politics of migration
Unputdownable convalescent conversations between mother & daughter
What we are watching
Examination of background to infamous disasters in Britain (Paddington, Zeebrugge, Piper Alpha, Munich Air Crash, King’s Cross Fire, Grenfell Tower). One thing that links most is that warnings were there, but were ignored by senior management in interests of profit/saving money.
Escapism into Stephen King horror
What Music we are listening to
NPR Tiny Desk Concerts (available on youtube) – many names you may have heard of and many that you will not know, but all worth a listen
IDLES – MODEL VILLAGE (Official Video)Drop Off Head – ‘I see a lot of gammon in the village’
Drop Off Head