Reading my blog post from last May about the easing of coronavirus measures made me chuckle a bit. In it I wondered about a possible second wave… As we are approaching the one-year mark since the pandemic was officially declared, I lost keeping track of the number of the waves. I simply wanted to acknowledge […]
We took advantage of the long weekend to finally move out of our Geneva cocoon and explore another part of Switzerland. Our choice were the mountains in the canton of Valais, an hour and a half drive from Geneva. And we did not regret it!
The week went by in the expectation of the changes to come. What was added to the usual work-related busyness were several messages aimed at explaining how the first day back in school after almost a two-month break will look like.
And so the easing of the emergency measures began. One could notice that people were outside in much bigger numbers. Otherwise a rainy week and not much change in our everyday, except that the little one could spend some time in the crèche.
It has been six weeks, six weeks since the beginning of the lockdown! We’re entering the month of May next week. Who would have ever thought that a virus could have such an impact on literally every corner of the World? Just as if someone had pressed “pause” on a remote control and everything stopped.
What was a “usual” busy quarantine week, ended with an announcement by the authorities about a gradual easing of covid-19 related measures as of 27 April. It felt like a relief – finally there was a light at the end of the tunnel, albeit small.
If week II was all about positive thoughts, I must admit week III was more difficult to handle. It was extremely busy at work and juggling that with home schooling and child entertaining really got to me. By Friday I was so much looking forward to the weekend, which was, of course, not very eventful, […]
End of week II of semi-confinement and we’re all more or less sane and happy! No, seriously, I’m starting to enjoy this dramatic change of our life pace – no rushing out of the house early in the morning, no more hasty school drop-offs and pick-ups and doing an x- number of other stuff.