‘It was a most surprising thing to see those streets,
which were usually so thronged, now grown desolate,
and so few people to be seen in them . . .’
Defoe: The Journal of the Plague Year, 1665
The record of twelve weeks of self isolation, social distancing, lockdown.
The Coronavirus Pandemic.
This site contains the daily contributions for the period:
12th June back to 2nd May 2020
1st May back to the beginning of the Journal
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