“I went from being able to inhale 800-page books in 3 days to struggling to finish slim paperbacks. I don’t know when or how this happened, but every book I read for the last several years has felt like an event.”
Life has been chaotic but at least there are books to read.
Day two of lockdown featured frantic calls to the vet.
“Because I was up last night, I started The Crown. I’ll say it’s for research, and that’s true, but the fact is, Netflix has recommended it to me so many times, that I just gave up and decided to watch the first episode.”
As I try to power through with positivity, I’ve been thinking about the value of art, and artists.
If you can afford to stay at home, this time is great if you want to be creative. But the fact that you’re home all day also has a strangely lulling effect. The urgency to work is no longer there. At least, that’s how I feel about it.