[Laura Mai] Friday, April 3, 2020 I sit at my desk, looking out of the window, listening to birds chirping. Thoughts racing. Heart beating. Lungs breathing. In the early hours of the day following BoJo’s announcement of a UK-wide ‘lock-down’, I woke up slightly irritated when my little friends started their singing at dawn. Now,Continue reading “What it Means to be Human (in Times of Crisis)”
[Hilary Wolkoff] Friday, April 3, 2020 Here are some images of New York from the end of March:
[Simon Archer] Thursday, April 2, 2020 We are all in our own form of isolation from the plague; perhaps this is our Decameron.
[Alexander Somek] Thursday, April 2, 2020 1. The measures imposed by the Austrian government to protect public health encroach deeply on our fundamental rights. Freedom of association has been all but abolished. For many people, there is no longer any freedom to engage in economic activity. Most businesses have to remain closed.
[Priya Gupta] Wednesday, April 1, 2020 As of April 1, 2020 there are over one million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide. Homes. Zurich & Lucerne. On March 24, The Washington Post had a story about a hotel in Switzerland offering a luxury “COVID-19 SERVICE”: a personal quarantine in a high-end, serviced apartment. The hotel’s newContinue reading “March Ends.”
[Peer Zumbansen] First entry: Wednesday, April 1 (no joke), 2020 Just listened to this podcast on In Tune Radio App, coming from RRB Kultur. I found it very well done, it was short and, thus, manageable, i.e. doable, and it was very effective in highlighting one or two things of importance with each “entry”. TheContinue reading “The Journal’s Beginning”