Tag Archives: Social distancing

Devastating Isolation

Splendid isolation is a phrase that was coined to describe British diplomatic policies of the nineteenth century. Nothing ‘splendid’ about isolation, many will feel at present, no matter which of the six degrees of separation they have reached: not at … Continue reading

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Social Distancing, Phoenix-style

Of all bizarre creatures in that imaginary space that is Greco-Roman myth, Phoenix, the fabled, long-lived, cyclically re-born bird that knows how to go out (and come back in) with a bang, has to be one of the most remarkable … Continue reading

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