Friday 22nd May The Coronet Diaries

PANDEMICS AND CHESS HAVE BEEN LINKED FOR CENTURIES. INGMAR BERMAN'S FILM THE SEVENTH SEAL USES THE METAPHOR OF CHESS AND THE BLACK DEATH. Death playing Chess by Albertus Pictor. Täby kyrka, Diocese of Stockholm. I know even less about Chess than about Bridge but the statistics for online play of both have soared since the pandemic. Tonight [...]

Saturday 18th April. The Coronet Diaries.

Hopes that coronavirus antibody tests could help the UK end its lockdown have been dealt a blow - after the World Health Organization questioned whether they offer any guarantee of immunity. (BBC NEWS) I fear my glittered leak about anti-bodies on Thursday was gold! Hmmmm. Not a good night, not at all. But I did [...]