Covid time is forgetful time

Simon Western
4 min readMay 22, 2020
Anthony Gormley Royal Academy Exhibtion UK 2019 Photo by author

I just jumped off a phone conversation making the off hand comment ‘Covid time is forgetful time’ — relating to how many balls get dropped at the moment… Yet its more than dropping balls and missing meetings, there is also name forgetting… I cycled for a social distancing meeting with a friend yesterday and we both couldn’t recall the name of someone so familiar to us that it was ridiculous… I also hear people talk a lot about brain fog…

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Simon Western

Executive coach, academic, author, psychotherapist. Thought leader: Eco-leadership, eco-coaching & social change. Informed by psychoanalysis & critical theory