Dana and Lynn. Two friends. One shitty virus. Two countries. One blog.
Welcome to Exile in Coronaville: Dispatches from Across the Pond!
Join us here to read dispatches from our homes in eastern PA and coastal England. Some posts might be darker than others, but we hope to keep up our gallows humor whenever possible.
Thanks for reading, and don’t forget to disinfect. Everything. Also, moisturize.
Latest from the Blog
In Covid, the smallest of victories can feel enormous. Like, making sure you shower on the semi-regular. Keeping the dishwasher loaded and unloaded. Changing out of your bedtime outfit to daytime outfit (even if they are essentially the same). Feeding people in your life, and/or just yourself. Taking time to get outside, maybe even (gasp) … Continue reading “🇺🇸 Re: No Small Things”
A lot of people assume that because I majored in English and my favorite book is Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, I must be an Anglophile. They may be right. Just look at how I’ve taken Anglophilia to a whole new level by leaving an awesome life in Venice, CA to shack up with a British guy. … Continue reading “🇬🇧 Re: yee haw”
The other day was a momentous day, and not just by pandemic standards. It would have been a big day no matter what. 1. Langston, age 3, corrected my English for the first time ever. He reminded me that, in England, weed-whackers are called strimmers. My husband found this correction hilarious. I suppose I have … Continue reading “🇬🇧 Re: big days coming”
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