As predicted, Covid Halloween 2020 was totally underwhelming, just another boring day is more appropriate. Here on the Costas, Halloween has always been a real big deal, and the fun lasts ALL DAY, but alas those carefree times are gone. Lonely fireworks intermittently broke the sound of silence, turned out to be a shared spectacle…… Continue reading Halloween 2020
Yesterday Storm Alex passed by, we heard via mask speak it was going to reach the coast, but a satellite image showed otherwise? It was right and the face masked gossip was wrong, we just got the tail end of the wind. Gusts of, oh must´ve been five kilometres per hour, and light rain for…… Continue reading Storm Alex
Or what, or where, or when? Two days ago it was reported that Spain would go back into lockdown on the 18th September, it caused a social media storm of epic proportion online. Many people didn´t read the article beyond the words Spain, lockdown, and the date set. A different article stated the WHO (World…… Continue reading Government or WHO?
It feels like Spain is an experiment right now. I respect Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and his government, but perhaps his choice over the weekend to open up (some industrial businesses) is too soon? Official health experts are sceptical.The number of deaths fell slowly for three straight days, but was a few days really proof…… Continue reading Is it too early to lift some lockdown measures?
In hindsight, the first two days felt like a weird kind of surreal novelty. But now the reality of house arrest is setting in, 15 days won´t be long enough. The World Health Organisation have informed us this could last another 10 to 15 weeks. The number of cases are still rising fast, the figures…… Continue reading Day three of Corona virus lockdown in Spain
Friday the 13th is a date of potential crisis for some people. I used to think nothing of it, but now I´m a true believer. There´s no more appropriate day in the calendar for a nationwide state of emergency to be declared.. My facts, figures and observations here apply to Spain only. The pandemic Corona…… Continue reading The Corona virus lockdown in Spain experience