Love in the Time of COVID-19
“He liked to say that this love was the result of a clinical error.”Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Love in the Time of Cholera
In 2020, everything changed for the worse. COVID-19 burst out of a Wuhan wet market like a bat out of hell and made everything suck for everyone in the world.
I spent the entire pandemic in China. Which, to be honest, wasn’t so bad at the beginning. While most of the world was suffering from numerous outbreaks and shutdowns, China was actually pretty chill. Bars and restaurants were open, and we could even travel around within the country for a little bit.
Then, as these things happen, the Omicron variant arrived. Shanghai went through a harrowing lockdown, until finally lifting the restrictions two-month’s later, after we all went crazy. Below is a collection of blog posts about my experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic in China.
How is China reopening after the Coronavirus?
When the Covid-19 virus first hit, we had friends and relatives telling us to come…
How to Survive a Self-Quarantine
Spending two weeks at home will surely teach you how to survive a self-quarantine. In…
The Coronavirus: We’re Surviving the Quarantine
When I first heard about the Coronavirus, I said a hearty “meh”. Every year it…