A Privileged Pandemic — a View from Scotland

Laura Vasilion
Jun 12, 2020 · 8 min read

A Pandemic Update from Sarah in Scotland Since the Death of George Floyd

The Sky Over Sarah’s House in Scotland

Tonight, as usual, I sit and watch the TV news. My daughter is on the floor cutting out paper for a home-made version of Cards Against Humanity and my husband is settled into his favourite armchair. The rain trickles down the windows and, on the screen, cheering protestors tip the bronze statue of a slave trader…