Planet Rachael: all at sea during COVID-19 – anyone got a bilge pump?

Rachael’s isolation at the beginning of the pandemic didn’t seem anything new but, several months in, things have changed

At the beginning of COVID-19, Rachael’s isolation didn’t seem anything new but, several months in, things have changed

Earlier this year I smugly painted a picture of Rachael riding the waves of the COVID-19 sea with the surface reflecting her sparkling mood and chaos-riding machismo.

I argued then that she has spent a lifetime in a form of isolation anyway so lockdown made little difference.

I take this all back.

Now Rachael has the appearance of someone who has spent her life sailing around the Drake Passage, off Cape Horn, in a coracle.


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