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JEHAN CASINADER: We should be more grateful for being covid-free

Jehan Casinader
Fri, 24 Jul 2020

JEHAN CASINADER: We should be more grateful for being covid-free
Jehan Casinader
Fri, 24 Jul 2020
People are cranky. Have you noticed?In supermarkets, shoppers grunt their way through the checkouts. In petrol stations, drivers honk their horns. On the streets, office workers shuffle past each other with their eyes glued to the pavement.How quickly we have taken our freedoms for granted. Cast your mind back three months. On the morning of April 28, we emerged from our cocoons and ventured out into the world for the first time in five weeks. Lockdown was over.I remember standing outside a cafe, eager to wrap my cold hands around a flat w...

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