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Showing posts from March, 2020

Life in the time of Corona

Times surely have changed.

I never really expected Mumbai to shut down to quickly and completely.
Sure, you see reports of traffic jams even today. But there is no denying that things have taken a turn for the worse.

I have got permission for Work from Home. I don't know if that is good enough. So I have my friends here in the apartment and my laptop for company. Food or grocery delivery is difficult now. Big Basket has stopped delivery temporarily. Grofers was still in service. Ordered a few things but I am supposed to get them on 1st April only.
Travelling is out of the question. Had it been earlier, I would probably have moved home. Now that is nearly impossible. Domestic airlines are shutting down from Wednesday onward. International flights had stopped since March 22 (my birthday). Trains have also stopped. So, I am stuck here.
I don't see this as entirely bad though. I have time to study and do a number of things that I did not have much time for. Like singing or cookin…