Coronavirus: advice from the Middle Ages for how to cope with self-isolation

Coronavirus: advice from the Middle Ages for how to cope with self-isolation By Godelinde Gertrude Perk, Postdoctoral researcher in Medieval Literature, University of Oxford, originally published in The Conversation, March 27th 2020 The pandemic of COVID-19 is often called “unprecedented” – and for many people cooped up in their homes in different countries, the experience …

10 low carbon self isolation activities

Here is The Carbon Literacy Project with 10 Low carbon activities for these stay-at-home times: With the pandemic of Covid-19 requiring us to “stay indoors to save lives”, millions of people are now self-isolating or practising social distancing in their homes. While this is necessary to beat the contagious virus, many are finding themselves at …

The Depressing, The Uplifting and The Worrying!

The Depressing, The Uplifting and The Worrying! With thanks to Greenpeace and others. By Sally Campbell At this time of almost continuous 24 hour news on coronavirus and its effect on people, communities and countries it is easy to forget the much bigger picture and look beyond this present and immediate crisis to the much …