First coffee shop in four months

Thoughts

I’m sitting at a coffee shop again for the first time in what feels like an age. I’m at their outside tables with the sun on my face, and the nippy morning breeze ruffling my uncut hair! Talk about having a renewed appreciation for what you once took for granted.

The only sign of our times was the barista asking for my Covid certificate. She told me all her customers thus far have been great about it, but I feel for retail staff who may encounter a horse tablet snowflake.

Lockdowns were eased in New South Wales a week ago, but Clara and I decided to be cautious and see how things played out. Neither of us are heading to our respective offices for another few months, and we’re avoiding large gatherings. It might be overkill given the vast majority of the population are now vaccinated, but let’s see.

Author bio and support

Me!

Ruben Schade is a technical writer and IaaS engineer in Sydney, Australia who refers to himself in the third person in bios. Wait, not BIOS… my brain should be EFI by now.

The site is powered by Hugo, FreeBSD, and OpenZFS on OrionVM, everyone’s favourite cloud infrastructure provider.

You can leave me a comment by contacting me, and I might publish your thoughts. Please read the FAQs first though.

If you found this post helpful or entertaining, you can shout me a coffee or buy some silly merch. Thanks!