Part of the way this virus is affecting me is societal observation - how far have we come as a civilization, as a species.
Fear, judgement, exploitation, survival, kindness, care, generosity, science, politics, economics, tolerance, cooperation, love .... like some sort of grand novel, only with the unfortunate fact that some deaths will not just be part of the normal ebb and flow - remote numbers to try and grapple with (even though we know there are real lives and people involved) but may affect us personally, directly and most untimely. If we struggle to control anything else, let's at least be nice to one another.
I sincerely hope that all in the wider BF family manage to come through this unscathed. At times like this it matters not which side of the political coin we prefer, whether we see the bigger picture, or are puppets in a play, which team we go for, which tribe we belong to, cat lover, dog lover, or those who just prefer a fresh, clean smelling house - lol
, coffee or tea drinkers, or something a little stronger, black or white, short or tall, rich or poor, straight or bent like a boomerang ...... we are all in this together - all very human.
Here is an interesting article on the Australian response with a focus on the political divide (closing of it), and juxtapositions to other ground shaking events in our recent past. A surprising story of tolerance and goodwill, and not just a little synchronicity ......