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    Contagion

    The rapidly unfolding global Covid-19 crisis has distracted me slightly from a proper launch of this blog, but I find myself with a sudden surplus of time and what better way to put it to use than to commit to writing again? Like many, I am suddenly at home with a lot more time on my hands. No gym classes, no daily commute and no choir or poetry groups. Of course, we’ll do what we can to keep these things going remotely, but the presence of other people is something I will miss.  The real contagion seems to be an overarching air of panic. I have been quite calm about the…