Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Posts about coronavirus

  • Copse, Le Noirmont

    Hiking in the snow between Le Noirmont and Le Creux-des-Biches in the Swiss Jura mountains.

  • Giving up on trying to make sense of the public attitude to the coronavirus.

  • Taking ourselves on a walk in the blissful isolation of the forests of Jura.

  • A worry stone

    Ethan Marcotte and Jeremy Keith shared some thoughts recently about how a side-project or personal website can be a way to either distract yourself from other worries, or to center yourself in a time of unusual stress.

  • The news over the past couple of days has proven that there is an insane number of people taking to the countryside in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. Here in the Swiss Alps, all of the cable cars and mountain stations are closed, and even the essential trains are running on a reduced service.…

  • Wallrain park in Spiez

    I’m an introvert at the best of times, which comes in handy when needing to keep away from other people.