This post is all about the nostalgia that some feel for the pandemic, especially in 2020. The post will begin by talking about this on TikTok, where the nostalgia is widespread. Then, it will discuss some of the causes of this nostalgia, including that nostalgia for the pandemic is anticipatory nostalgia, as well as the focus that there was on the community during the pandemic. Then I will discuss some of the positive and negative impacts concerning nostalgia for the lockdown, and regarding nostalgia in general.
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I Still Don’t Know What to Make of the Pandemic:
Most of us have an opinion one way or another. Some still believing that a lockdown is the only viable option, while others now strongly opposing it. Some have thought that strong lessons are to be learned from the pandemic, which could spark significant and hopefully positive change in the future. At this point, to admit you are not sure what to think is going to be slightly embarrassing, but surely I am not the only person who still doesn’t really know…
rom the moment of writing this entry, it is about seven weeks until Christmas. Four of these will be during our second lockdown, our second time of being made to stay away from coronavirus. There is speculation that this “wave” may be worse than the first, potentially meaning there will be a need for a lockdown extension. Or yet another lockdown. Meaning Christmas may not be Christmas at all, as will either be unable to see family and friends, or we will be worried…
Why has the Government Really Made a Dollop of the Covid Crisis?
When Barriers are going UP, and when there is a risk that new diseases such as Corona…Virus will trigger a panic and a desire for market segregation…. that go beyond what is medically rational to the point of doing real and unnecessary economic damage…THEN (tap hand on table) at that moment humanity needs some governmentContinue reading “Why has the Government Really Made a Dollop of the Covid Crisis?”
AND LET THE BATTLE OF THE YEAR COMMENCE: Cyclists vs walkers…
Long gone are the days where the promenade along my local seafront was the place to take a nice, peaceful, gratifying stroll down by the beach, on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Contory it is increasingly turning into a battle ground, hosting the fight between bikers and pedestrians. As you can guess, the former always wins.Continue reading “AND LET THE BATTLE OF THE YEAR COMMENCE: Cyclists vs walkers…”
Is Boris right to begin opening the UK economy yet; and if he does, then what might happen?
So it has now been over two months since the UK lockdown was imposed, whereby any “non-essential” shops weren’t allowed to open, as well as entertainment facilities, cafes and resteraunts. Now many Brits are quite eager for things to reopen, because apart from anything else, we are bored. However we know that the country isContinue reading “Is Boris right to begin opening the UK economy yet; and if he does, then what might happen?”