It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel...

Jill Foxley is an English garden designer who lives in a rural farmhouse in southwest France that she and her husband are (slowly) restoring

For a brief moment this morning when I awoke, I didn’t remember – then that old REM song popped into my head.

Our world is in crisis.

It’s hard to believe in our quiet little corner of rural south west France what is happening around the globe, as the spring flowers burst into growth, the lambs gambol around the meadows and the birds busily build their nests.

Our world faces a pandemic on a scale none of us in living memory will have ever known.

Even the media’s Brexit word ...

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