A painting telling the story of the Black Death in Padua, Italy in the 14th century. Writer Christine Mar’s musing about how people who lived through that plague felt led her to document the feelings of people amid the current coronavirus crisis. Photo: Getty ImagesA painting telling the story of the Black Death in Padua, Italy in the 14th century. Writer Christine Mar’s musing about how people who lived through that plague felt led her to document the feelings of people amid the current coronavirus crisis. Photo: Getty Images
A painting telling the story of the Black Death in Padua, Italy in the 14th century. Writer Christine Mar’s musing about how people who lived through that plague felt led her to document the feelings of people amid the current coronavirus crisis. Photo: Getty Images

‘Humour, compassion and friendship’ of life in the time of coronavirus around the world captured in author’s booklet

  • Writer Christine Mar wondered about the feelings of ordinary people living through extraordinary times as the coronavirus pandemic spread globally
  • She asked 50 friends all over the world to contribute their thoughts, recipes, jokes, and drawings for a booklet she is self-publishing

Topic |   Disease
A painting telling the story of the Black Death in Padua, Italy in the 14th century. Writer Christine Mar’s musing about how people who lived through that plague felt led her to document the feelings of people amid the current coronavirus crisis. Photo: Getty ImagesA painting telling the story of the Black Death in Padua, Italy in the 14th century. Writer Christine Mar’s musing about how people who lived through that plague felt led her to document the feelings of people amid the current coronavirus crisis. Photo: Getty Images
A painting telling the story of the Black Death in Padua, Italy in the 14th century. Writer Christine Mar’s musing about how people who lived through that plague felt led her to document the feelings of people amid the current coronavirus crisis. Photo: Getty Images
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