Table for one: the Swedish restaurant with an extreme approach to social distancing


The restaurant is located in the forest of Värmland. Photo: Jacque de illiers/imagebank.sweden.se Worried about the risk of infection while eating out? One restaurant in rural Sweden has taken the guidelines on social distancing to the extreme, serving individual diners in an empty field with the meal arriving by zipline. Aptly named “Bord for en”,Continue reading “Table for one: the Swedish restaurant with an extreme approach to social distancing”

Masks, fines and no kissing – no, France is not ‘back to normal’


Entering most public spaces in France requires a mask and a squirt of hand gel. Photo: AFP By; Emma Pearson/the Local France While France has in recent weeks been able to lift many of its coronavirus restrictions – following better-than-expected health data – many others remain and it would be a mistake to think lifeContinue reading “Masks, fines and no kissing – no, France is not ‘back to normal’”

Covid 19 “Exhale”


It’s a lot, the world! Civil Unrest, a pandemic virus without a cure, ecomonic crises, looming unemployment. In the last few weeks, I’ve gone from kay sera sera to a dark place  Its sadness and depression. Too sad to cry.   My new normal is work, supermarket and home. For nearly two weeks, I avoided allContinue reading “Covid 19 “Exhale””