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Lockdown Diary Week 2,304: I think I have a crush on the delivery men. Plural.


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by Edaein OConnell
11th Feb 2021

Read time: 7 mins

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After a quick exit from Dublin to rural Ireland in March 2020, Edaein O’Connell has spent nearly a year locked down with family and over familiar cows. Here's how she's getting on...

Monday, Feb 1st, 2021 Today I purchase a puffer jacket. I immediately feel stupid. Then I feel guilty for adding more stuff to a world under pressure from our need for instant gratification. Mostly though, I feel elated. Online shopping during a global pandemic brings with it a special type of buzz. The days before delivery are like waiting for a wedding or a concert. Remember those? Me neither. I think I have a crush...

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