This Side of the Pond
Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman
March 26, 2020
So here I am, sitting at home and twiddling my fingers. As you may have noticed from the fact that you couldn’t come through our doors to renew your subscription, we at the newspaper have self-isolated as much as possible and we’ve all split up to work in different places so we can keep your news coming while this virus runs amok.
Our plan, you see, is to have contingencies. We are aiming to avoid a situation in which all of us are contagious and nobody out in the community gets to read the week’s stories.
Most parts of the process of getting a newspaper printed can be done from almos...