Pondering the Pandemic from Pooh Stick Bridge

Here, Charlotte Crofts-Bolster, a 21 year old Durham University Geography Graduate, seeks to explore ‘the tip of the iceberg regarding the complex set of feelings and emotions we are experiencing in these unprecedented times’ from the home of Winnie-the-Pooh in East Sussex. Her village, ‘a place usually heaving with tourists on the weekend now lies quiet, with the gentle rustle of trees the only sound for miles.’

Contemplations on Corona I: Zoning in and out in London’s Zone Two

Sitting at my kitchen table looking out at the flower-potted garden, I contemplate my situation. My mum bustles by with a basket of freshly laundered clothes, ready to hang from our spindly little olive tree and the garden chairs. Dad’s voice, accompanied by the digitalised buzzing of his colleagues echoes down the stairs, zoomed inContinue reading “Contemplations on Corona I: Zoning in and out in London’s Zone Two”