“You’ll be fine, it’s just a virus”: Why Long Covid Cannot Be Treated the Way ME/CFS Has Been

For a Dutch version, click here. This piece has been very hard to write, but I know – feel – that I have to share it with you. When I was 14 and my viral infection turned into a long-term illness, I received zero support from medical professionals. By zero I don’t use hyperbole. It … More “You’ll be fine, it’s just a virus”: Why Long Covid Cannot Be Treated the Way ME/CFS Has Been

Theatre At Home

“The theatre is a place where one has time for the problems of people to whom one would show the door if they came to one’s office for a job.” – Tennessee Williams Yesterday I wrote about the wonderful and inspirational adaptability of the cultural sector and the art that it produced during this eight … More Theatre At Home

It Was the Loneliest of Times, It Was the Most Resilient of Times

‘There is no precedent in living memory for the challenges that Covid-19 now poses for global communities.’ – Ban Ki-moon As I look around at my friends, my family and society as a whole in these unprecedented times I see so much grief, anxiety and loneliness. When our realities first started to change in the … More It Was the Loneliest of Times, It Was the Most Resilient of Times