Viewpoint: Diary of a spectacle designer

Tom Davies puts the pandemic in the past and tries to be positive

Hands up if you are enjoying this lovely weather? What a wonderful Easter. Rejoice and embrace all the fantastic things we have. As my current favourite song from Monty Python says, “always look on the bright side of life”. I don’t want to spend my 700 words adding to your daily gloom.

But it’s so hard to be positive at the moment. I’ve got to recognise how difficult this is or you will think I’m crazy, so let me get the negativity out the way.

This is only the third day I’ve worked from home as mostly I’ve gone into the factory to work. I had my speech ready for the police if they stopped me: ‘I have over £1m of stock in the building. I want to check if everything is OK,’ ‘It’s a 1930s building, there could be leaking taps’ or ‘It’s part of my daily exercise, officer.’ It’s only a short bike ride from my home, after all.

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