Not surprisingly I thought I would start with
something coronavirus related, so a link to the page on Bergamo, the
European epicentre of the global pandemic. It just so happened
that I was on a business trip to Milan and had stayed the night in
the charming, if now somewhat tainted, city of Bergamo the day
before the Italian lockdown.
It is not the first,
nor hopefully will it be the last time that I have narrowly escaped
some calamity or other on my travels!
Continuing with the pandemic theme, a visit to the Derbyshire
village of Eyam which so gallantly self-isolated in 1665. They
suffered a fatality rate of 75%, which rather puts the currently
expected rate for COVID-19 of less than 1% into perspective.
Anyway, a beautiful village amidst the glorious Derbyshire