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COVID-19: the masked chauffeur.

Taking my mum to visit my dad.

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The face of COVID-19

The haunting faces of Italian doctors and nurses.

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COVID-19: Rule #666

Getting sick of COVID-19?
You might just need to implement Rule #666.

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Going towards it.

Remember those scenes during 9/11 where hundreds of people were running away from the burning twin towers?

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shojiwax now on Facebook .

I think I have made my feelings about Facebook pretty clear in the past. However, this is an extraordinary situation right now…. and so for the purpose of increasing my own connectivity at a time of physical isolation, (and somewhat at the risk of being a total hypocrite), I have decided to rejoin Facebook…. at […]

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Recommended viewing: Giri Haji

Looking for a little Netflix entertainment to help briefly escape reality and turn your thoughts away from the real drama unfolding around us? This trip we have been watching the series Giri Haji. I highly recommend it. It’s a BBC drama that switches between events in Japan and the UK as: A Tokyo detective, travels […]

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Yarram and a coronavirus update.

There is a storm front moving through, with high winds predicted. So tonight we have opted to hunker down in a safe little van park in Yarram, a small farming town in the southeast area of Gippsland Victoria (pop. 2,135). Map location: Yarram Victoria 3971 Our agenda includes laundry, long hot showers and lounging around […]

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Coronavirus: time to store a little extra food.

Over the last few days Kelly and I have been buying a few extra non-perishable food supplies each time we shop. Simple things like: Tins of beans and vegetables. Powdered milk. Powdered potato (Deb) Pasta & rice. Instant noodles Soups (instant and canned) Sauces and spices. Canned tuna. Treats (biscuits, chocolate etc) coffee/tea Soap and […]

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Blowing out the cobwebs.

This morning we took Ripley out for her first drive in over 4 months. Slightly surprisingly, Ripley demonstrated no ill will over her months of inert neglect. She started first turn of the key and seemed keen to get somewhere way more interesting than our driveway. But not quite yet. This would only be a […]