Tag: quarantine

January 5, 2021 admin123@ No comments exist

Visit So how did Santa visit on 25 Dec despite Covid restrictions?  He secured priority classification (essential work).  He reassured (social-distancing).  He used allies (NORAD), tech (online delivery) & experience (past pandemics).  He ensured the Team was briefed (time/quantity targets) and fit (elves/reindeer).  His paperwork was correct & complete (no quarantine/delays).  UK firms – apply…

July 22, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Xenophobe The foreign & strange Covid-19 can turn us into xenophobes.  Trade suspended.  Borders closed.  Families locked inside homes with a red cross daubed on their doors.  Theatres & courts shut.  Sport stopped.  Streets empty.  Bubonic plague was deadlier than Covid-19, but mark the parallels between London 1665 and 2020!  Stranger danger, but life (and…

June 15, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Plague How to trade during plague? See past precedents. Plague stone receptacles at parish & quarantine boundaries sterilised coins in vinegar, in exchange for goods. 1348-50 Black Death took 1/3 of Englanders. 1665-66 Great Plague killed 100,000 Londoners (1/4 of the city).  Then & now: Panic buyers welcome!  But disinfect before entry Guessed the Word? …

March 10, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Stockpile Coronavirus fears driving stockpiles.  Governments aren’t immune & have previously hoarded:  raisins, helium & rubber (USA), maple syrup (Canada), pork (China), butter, milk & wine (EU), sugar (USA & China), cotton (China & India).  Better to devise supply-chain contingency plans, & partner with others, than try to guess what stock to pile & how…