Isolation Diary: Day Sixteen in Spain Lockdown

“Now, excuse me because there’s a beautiful sunrise today that’s just calling my name to be watched.”

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Isolation Diary: Day Fifteen in Spain Lockdown

“Turns out there was a kickback, a protest against the Spanish government. Led by a bar owner, and backed by many, the pots and pans were thrashed and banged in fight against the government.”

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Isolation Diary: Day Nine in Spain Lockdown

“It was a beautiful sunrise. One that promised it was going to be an even more beautiful day. A Sunday. A warm, sunny Sunday. The perfect adventure day. But today wasn’t going to be any kind of adventure. Unless you count moving between Costa de la Living Room and Balcony de Sur and El baño as an adventure.”

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Isolation Diary: Day Eight in Spain Lockdown

“It’s been a weird type of weather today. Total blue skies, not a cloud, except it rained. Like totally vertical rain, not hard or heavy, but enough that it would annoy you if you were out. How this rain came to be, I don’t know. It was almost like a don’t worry that you can’t go out, it’s raining anyway.”

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Isolation Diary: Day Six in Spain Lockdown

“It’s just a case of holding on another day, until the brighter day comes when this is all over. And it will be over. We just have to hold on, look out for one another and ride the storm.”

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Isolation Diary: Day Four in Spain’s Lockdown

Knowing that I can’t go out makes it much easier than thinking about how we could be drinking wine by the sea, or eating tapas or exploring. In the rain, we wouldn’t be doing that anyway. ​

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