Tag: panic buying

Don’t Panic!

In these unusual times, you do start to reassess your values and priorities and begin to focus on what’s really important. And for the people of Britain, what’s really important appears to be toilet paper. It’s one of the cornerstones of our national identity apparently. I had eschewed the supermarkets in recent days but ventured…

Becoming The Hero I Was Born To Be

Despite the fact that we’re now all living in a world that is eerily reminiscent of the beginning of every Zombie movie ever, it’s nice to see that we British are displaying our usual ‘Dunkirk’ spirit. Obviously I wasn’t around at the time of Dunkirk, and my historical knowledge may be a little sketchy here,…

Issues With Tissues (And Other Toiletries)

The world has gone mad and I, apparently, have joined them. For today I visited no less than nine supermarkets in a bid to get supplies for the seemingly inevitable period of self-isolation that awaits me. I have no symptoms of COVID-19 at the time of writing, and indeed know of no-one personally who does.…