Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 5

The days are kind of melting into one. For the first time in years it doesn’t feel like Friday, because it just feels like any other day. I can definitely do with a couple of days without endless conference calls. I wonder if the weekend will bring anything more exciting? The forecast promises nice weather,Continue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 5”

Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 4

The weather is grim today. Cooler than the last few days, and overcast. It feels like it reflects the gloomy mood over the city. Perhaps it is the weather, or perhaps people are just more cautious, but there are less children playing outside today. I am also feeling the gloom of it all. The wholeContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 4”

Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 3

I keep thinking that working from home would be better if i had a furry friend to lie at my feet while I am working. My late dog Charlie used to pick up the ball and throw it on my lap to tell me he wants to play. But then I speak to friends whoContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 3”

Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 2

It is day 2 of the situation. People are working from home nearly everywhere. Friends and colleagues from London, New York, Philadelphia report they too are working from home. Everyone is reporting an adjustment to the new environment, trying to separate work life and home life in one way or another. The internet and socialContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 2”

Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 1

On Sunday 15 March 2020, the Netherlands closed down nearly everything in the country: “Schools, cafes, restaurants, sex clubs cannabis cafes, saunas and sports clubs will all close their doors at 6pm on Sunday for three weeks” https://nos.nl/artikel/2327194-alle-scholen-cafes-en-restaurants-tot-en-met-6-april-dicht-om-coronavirus.html Since Monday 16th of March 2020 I have been working at home, along with my entire officeContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 1”