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Advice for Lockdown – Quarantine

My Advice about Lockdown or Quarantine, There’s NO need to panic, is that isn’t that bad, but that’s my advice from someone that has been in lockdown for 6 weeks today in Milan Italy.

All you need to do is keep your self to yourself!

Keep a good distance from people and REDUCE YOUR CHANCE of infection and OTHERS! Its Simple

I haven’t been infected yet and I’m in the ITALIAN GROUND ZERO!

Of course It is a worry, especially with having a four month old!


I KNOW that WE ARE SAFE, as long as we KEEP a distance and ENSURE CONTACT IS KEPT TO A MINIMUM!


Everything will be ok!

PS. We live in a world with information and entertainment at our fingertips! You can speak to loved ones on the phone or social media!You don’t need to PANIC!

Words of Advice about Lockdown or Quarantine

Play For Advice on Lockdown / Quarantine, Please keep this advice in mind!

My Advice to people that are worried about lockdown, at the time of writing this i have been in lockdown / Quarantine for 6 Weeks since the 16th of February 2020 in Milan, Italy.

This post and video contains things that everyone should keep in mind or something that people should do in the coming weeks if you go into quarantine.

“I will dispense this advice NOW”

  • Remember that we are all in this together, one world, one planet, think about each other, be kind, be helpful and think of others!
  • Stay positive. We are all in the same position, some worse than others, but ultimately we are all on the same ship.
  • Minimise contact with people. You don’t know who other people have been in contact with, or if they are infected.
  • If you have loved ones or persons that you are worried about, it doesn’t mean that you need to see them, a phone call, email or text is enough, you not seeing them reduces yours and their chances of becoming infected.
  • Don’t. Bulk buy! Give others the opportunity to get what they need. In Italy initially, we would do the shopping, and stock up! And every return trip, I would sit and convince my self that I had brought the virus home, and put my family at risk!
  • Delegate someone to do the shopping: In Italy NOW people that live on their own, have no family or have no contact with others, offer their services or are delegated in a community to get a shopping list from people, they then drop the food off! This is much safer and much more efficient!
  • Stop Listening to Joanne that got an E in GCSE Science, those memes, articles or conspiracy theories she’s sharing on social media, are probably false. These things cause unnecessary risk or worry. At least use common sense. Drinking boiling water or going in the sauna will not kill this virus! But keeping contact to a minimal WILL!
  • Think about our courageous doctors and nurses that are working with no sleep to help save lives. THEY ARE THE HEROES in this scenario. Help them help you! Don’t call the doctor or the NHS if you sneeze! From what I’m aware and I know four people with this virus and 2 of these are in intensive care. If you do get infected, you know about it! TRUST ME!
  • Ignore Idiots saying Things like its fake news, were are the dead bodies? How come we aren’t seeing them on the TV? When was the last time you seen a dead body? Obviously in Italy, there hasn’t been funerals, yet, the community cannot get together and grieve and can’t be together at a sad time, because it’s not aloud, it would increase risk of infection! When this is over that will be the time to Grieve.

Use the time in lockdown or quarantine to your advantage;

  • Learn something you’ve always wanted to learn,
  • read that book you’ve heard so much about
  • learn that language you’ve always wanted to 👉
  • binge-watch a series that everyone was talking about back in 2010.
  • Do press-ups, train in the house, do lunges, press-ups or skip, even learn how to do a handstand! 👉
  • Quit smoking or drinking. 👉
  • Play a computer game that brings back childhood memories
  • Finally, on this planet we are a family of one race/species called human beings, it is your/ Our responsibility to endure and get through this together! It can only be done with teamwork, and that teamwork consists of something simple MINIMISING CONTACT!


From my expedience my Advice for being in quarantine in Milan Italy, here is a shopping list, of things i would suggest;

  • UHT Milk
  • Sliced bread you can freeze
  • Herbs and spices (you can make lots of things with that)
  • Eggs
  • Any meat! (it’s up to you)
  • Tortilla wraps
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Tinned food (whatever u like)
  • Frozen food
  • TOILETRIES Shampoo/ Toothpaste / hand wash
  • Washing powder
  • Washing up liquid
  • Socks (because mine are just disappearing)
  • TOILET ROLL! ANY THING THAT YOU LIKE!!!! But think of others don’t empty the shelves.


Other Things to Consider in Lockdown;

  • IF you have kids, don’t change their eating habits too much, get those sweets but use them sparingly, make sure they are getting all the nutrition they need. 🚗 🚘 🚙
  • Fill the Car up with fuel and make sure you have air in the Tyres.

If you have a Baby;

  • Nappies, not essential if you have a washing machine
  • Baby wipes
  • Formula Milk
  • Clothes that will fit in the coming weeks (they grow fast)

IF you Read (Something Positive)

Books (i would recommend in this situation )

  • Rhonda Byrne – the secret or the power
  • Eckhart tollie – the power of now
  • Wayne dyer – Wishes fulfilled
  • Stuart Wilde – infinite self
  • George R Martin – Song of ice and fire
  • J. R. R. Tolkien – Hobbit or Lord of the rings (not Silmarillion it’s too hard to read)
  • Moby Dick – Herman Melville
  • iRobot – Isaac Asimov

And if you cant read there is always the audible, get the books read to you


For those that are scared!

We are all scared but if we are all scared together,
ITS OK TO BE SCARED! it’s means we are strong together as well.

ALL you need to do is stay at home,

It’s easy being lazy, pretend your on the dole, the world has, the internet, Netflix, YouTube and a thousand other ways to fill your time in! And more ways than ever to communicate!

I’m in the same boat as all of you if not worse, and it’s frightening

BUT I know I’m safe and more importantly my little girl is SAFE!

Because i’m STAYING indoors,

yes it goes through my head all the time that iv made the slightest mistake, even touched the wrong thing!

BUT I STAY POSITIVE AND MORE IMPORTANTLY BELIEVE that we will all get though this!


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