It was getting really difficult to climb out of the bath, and also really hard to stand up from kneeling on the floor. I put it down to age.
In the news there were increasing reports about a novel Coronavirus that had originated in Wuhan in China. The city had gone into lockdown, but cases were beginning to emerge in other parts of the world, for instance in Italy. We began to get a bit concerned about our planned escorted touring holiday of Vietnam and Cambodia. We’d booked it about ten months before and were due to fly from Heathrow on Friday 28th February.