CVD-19 Swimming & lockdown / CVD-19 Nuoto e lockdown

We all know, and it has been well documented that physical exercise has beneficial effects both on our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. I have used swimming as my “therapy” since 2014 when my health deteriorated. At first, I saw it as part of my rehabilitation as I was expecting to return to normal, but … Continue reading CVD-19 Swimming & lockdown / CVD-19 Nuoto e lockdown

Lockdown (#1) – personal reflections from a good friend / Lockdown (# 1) – riflessioni personali di un buon amico

As a family, we decided to start our quarantine 9 days earlier than the rest of the UK.  Living in lockdown for 27 days has made me look at many things in different ways. For instance, how decisions concerning the general public have been made and, the implications of those 9 days before the lockdown … Continue reading Lockdown (#1) – personal reflections from a good friend / Lockdown (# 1) – riflessioni personali di un buon amico

Observe the words you use / Osserva le parole che usi

Over the past few weeks, I have been more and more aware of the language used by our political leaders as well as the language used by everyday people. The increased levels of anxiety have been palpable and visible. Don’t get me wrong, I understand the importance of making sure people understand the situation, the … Continue reading Observe the words you use / Osserva le parole che usi