American political strategist David Axelrod once famously told President Obama that "hard things are hard".
Eliza thinks Axelrod's blunt advice is useful when it comes to preparing for COVID-19.
She's starting to plan for a future where coronavirus and all the associated disruptions become the new normal. That process of change and adaptation is hard - but then everyone's finding it a challenge.
Geraldine is forcing herself to put down COVID-related news and pick up a novel instead.
Also this week: Sydney's terrific urban renewal project. Eliza and her Mum also clash over Sydney's new casino building.
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