Blog #1. Sydney, Australia. April 2020.
Charlie Johnson turned the radio off. The midday bulletin he'd just been listening to had announced more of the same bad news that the Sunday breakfast TV shows had been delivering three hours earlier, and that his social media accounts seemed to be feeding him 24/7. The number of Covid-19 cases in Australia had just passed the 5,500 mark, with sadly now 30 deaths recorded; A number of stricken cruise ships docked at, or moored off, the ports of Sydney and Fremantle on opposi