This is a selection of some of my personal favourites. It’s also for those who would like a relatively quick overview of what is on the rest of the site.
I’ve mixed them up on purpose to try and make the viewing more interesting.
I make no apologies for the latest additions. I’m ‘Shielded’ and this has become my life for the foreseeable future. I gaze out on a world that is beyond my reach. It looks as it always has done from my window, but it has changed forever. A couple of weeks ago I ventured out for the first time in 14 weeks and shared a picnic with my friend Roxanne. I now realise that this was a rather risky thing to do. She provided the food and went to great lengths to prepare it safely but the outing was edgy for me. Nobody on my short walk was socially distancing and I got strange looks for wearing a mask and gloves. We moved away from the crowds and found a quiet spot to eat and chat. When I looked back at the photographs I had taken, I found her body language told a story about that meeting and the circumstances of life under Covid 19. We laughed a lot but there was an underlying tension too. Sadly, since that picnic, I’ve realised that for someone like me, the world is still a very unsafe place and I’ve retreated back to Shutdown…and for now, that’s where I’ll remain. 11/06/20.