44) Lockdown 20: Wales

Marilyn Campbell is a friend and writer who divides her time between Wales and Aix-en-Provence. We are both members of an on-again, off-again writers group in Aix called The Plumes. Here is her report from Wales. We live in the United Kingdom but just now, it is in some ways less United than ever. Our…

39) Lockdown 17: Germany

Guest Post: by Dr. Maria Hobl in Munich Today we have a guest post by my friend and walking partner in Sidi Ifni, Dr. Maria Hobl. In the winter we enjoy long walks on our town beach, often followed by sitting at a beachfront cafe to watch the sun set over the Atlantic. Maria and…

37: Lockdown 15: California

Guest Post by Carol Swenson in Capitola, California Perfectly distance benches for viewing the Pacific Ocean I’m taking on Joyce’s request to describe life here in California with the coronavirus. First, it’s important to remember that there IS no unified response in the US, and that the president is ignorant, power-grabbing, and devoid of either…

36) Lockdown 14: Plaudits

The Covid 19 triage tent, so far unused in Sidi Ifni Today is a good day to congratulate Morocco on its successful effort to contain the coronavirus despite having poor health care infrastructure. As of yesterday, the Covid 19 transmission rate fell below 1 for the first time, according to analysts at the Media 24…