Three weeks of lockdown in Italy has given us vital perspective – and small comforts

Tobias Jones

With scarce resources instilling a spirit of togetherness, Italians have quickly learned to cherish what we once took for granted. We’re about to enter our fourth week of lockdown in Italy, our sixth of home-schooling, and we’ve begun to glimpse minor positives. It’s as if we’re all at that stage of musical chairs when the music has stopped. The loud, relentless run-around is over. We’ve passed the point of the nervous scramble to get what we need.  Read more