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Practising strict social distancing from reality

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If you’re also at an age you don’t want to talk about, suddenly finding yourself uncertain in your career, your life and whether you will ever drink again, you are not alone.


22 May 2020
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Practising strict social distancing from reality

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I am writing this from one of four regular cocooning spots in an apartment that is getting smaller by the day – not that I have any idea what day it is until around noon. The walls – white with no pictures or ornaments to punctuate their glare – inch closer to each other. An earworm – one part of a song that was playing earlier on my speaker – is now on a loop around my bedroom, or so it seems. I have been drawing the same pair of anime eyes on my Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 2020 diary for...

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