Emma tells how the nation is #prayingforBoris and how nature is benefitting from the great global slowdown, while Clarissa reports on the first virtual wedding in Switzerland. Guest Agronomist and Master Baker Nacho Trives in Spain offers tips to bake the perfect loaf.
Clarissa in Switzerland discusses the green shoots of recovery in Europe, and painting smiles on masks, while Emma talks recycling clothes via the charity Smart Works and how to live a sustainable life with Paul Richardson in Spain. Pic is ingredients for Nancy Burrell’s cocktail “Quarantini”.
Emma concentrates on the eccentric great British public over the weekend, while Clarissa explains how the Swiss are leading the way in business rescue packages, while Abundant Sun CEO Dr Jude joins from the States to explain the silver linings offered by this enforced pause. So begins a week of good news where the environment is concerned.
Clarissa in Swtizerland and Emma in the UK find the feelgood Friday stories for the weekend, including the Swiss #VersusVirus online event to solve Covid-19 problems with international cross-skills groups, and digital karaokes to keep our spirits up. Joined by Andrew St Clair in Barcelona sharing Spanish Mask Fashion and the Stark Bollock Naked online phenomenon.
More positive titbits from Switzerland and the UK, as Clarissa and Emma get advice from Actor and Keyworker Kelvin O’Mard on Buddhist chanting, while discussing the yeast shortage in Switzerland, how cash is no longer king, and why Emma finds fun in the GPs doing a midday dance class for Care Home residents here in the UK.
Clarissa reports on the Swiss police stopping singing from balconies, while Emma comments on how shaggy goats are taking over the UK’s deserted streets. Their guest, the author and former cave dweller Guy Ogilvy offers insights into how a period of pause and reflection can benefit the whole of mankind.
Emma in the UK and Clarissa in Switzerland talk all things Corona-trivial including the Swiss Artist shining messages on the Matterhorn and the misbehaving Brits getting caught on the road. Special guest Peter Brooke-Turner of the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain treats us to a five-minute how-to guide to the Ukelele and keeping yourself amused in small spaces with his Airline Toilet Theatre Company.
After the first weekend in UK Lockdown, Emma talks to the founding director of the prison charity Fine Cell Work about their work in keeping inmates occupied, while Clarissa holds forth on how the Swiss establish social distancing by phone, and how they establish Hazard zones
Ex-Times journo Emma Mahony and former Vogue editor Clarissa Vorfeld trawl for positive news nuggets in the coronavirus updates, and invite Lisa Rowe-Beddoe on from America to explain how Dj-D-Nice and his daily dance-athon quarantine party is helping to encourage people in the US to register to vote.
Ex-Vogue Shopping Editor Clarissa Vorfeld is holed up at home in Switzerland and former Times Journo Emma Mahony is stuck in the sticks in Sussex and are keeping positive with any news titbits possible, including tips from Texas on handwashing, Instagrammable handicrafts, free fish and chips, and interviewing an expert on chicken keeping as poultry keepers record a sharp rise in hens as pets and eggs become the new loo roll in scarcity.