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Candice Nolan / Mar 7, 2019

Lockdown Log: Social Distancing

It has been such a strangely quiet day. Two cars drove by the lake today. One of the neighbours was blaring some old school beats this morning. And now, silence has descended on the neighbourhood. It is so peaceful. I could get used to this! Social distancing! The World Health Organisation recommends social distancing in […]

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Lockdown Log: Day 1

Today is the first day under lockdown in South Africa. This is my Lockdown Log: Day 1. I’m writing this from my balcony (known as a stoep in SA). I have an amazing view of a lake. My daughter is tucked snugly under my arm. She is wriggling about like a little worm. Baby Sesame […]

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Overreacting?

I went to see my psychiatrist today. I wore a face mask. She had different kinds of sanitizer on her desk. I used all of them. She noticed, however, that I touched my face (and mask) at least 10 times during the consult. Tag, you’re it ~ coronavirus So I told her of my vision […]

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Coronavirus: A New Dawn

Coronavirus is a tiny little guy that looks like a crown. Tiny, like smaller than our genome. This means you cannot see it with the naked eye. This thing is the true king of the world. It is the most successful virus/organism. And it is going to rid the earth of a cancer called humanity. […]

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Shelter my people

This coronavirus pandemic has forced humankind to be more kind to other humans. The army removed the homeless, including street kids, from the streets and is housing them in a temporary shelter for the 21 day lockdown. Let me put this in perspective. A microscopic organism, which does not possess a brain is threatening the […]

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Lockdown in South Africa

My country, South Africa, is under lockdown. Well, from Thursday. Earlier in the day there were pictures circulating of the army amassing in a local suburb. And the other night I saw at least 20 metro police vehicles in convoy. I live opposite a lake. 20 metro vehicles! My community is already on lockdown. Nobody […]

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The end is nigh

Even the plagues of Egypt weren’t on the scale of the corona virus pandemic. The world has never before faced circumstances such as these. It’s as though the earth is purging itself. And we are the pandemic. These are the end times. The End is Nigh. I have been labelled as bi-polar. I’m told that […]

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Surviving Covid19 and Coronavirus

Response ability. I’m waiting for the President to address the nation. There is rumours that he will be closing shopping malls, amongst other measures. Basically putting the country in a state of lockdown. This is an incredible time to be alive. I have started a daily blog on my journey in surviving coronavirus and covid19. […]

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