A new reality
We find ourselves in a new reality. From empty supermarket shelves to doing work and schoolwork online at home. From no longer playing sports to playing keepy uppy with that extra toilet roll we didn’t need to buy. From social distancing to being overwhelmed by coronavirus jokes on ‘social’ media. And in the meantime, care homes are closed for visitors. We’re trying to behave as normally as possible but at the same time, everything has changed.
This new reality demands new rules. Press conferences tell us which measures are being taken and which new rules apply; rules that are vital for everyone’s safety. But from experience, I know it’s not enough to simply know what the new rules are. And we can already clearly see this happening around us: people simply aren’t really complying with the rules. We need to do more: