If you're walking around the museum with a cleaning cloth in each hand, at some point you have to engage in faux Morris Dancing.
Look, I don't make the rules, I merely observe them.
The sheer amount of handprints, finger prints, forehead prints and just oily bodily contact on the museum display cabinets... Have some people actually set the coming-out-of-lockdown goal of "Touch every feckin public surface I can find"?
Of course yes, we ask people to wear a mask, we want them to where a mask (unless they are exempt) but repeatedly touching your face and mask, while otherwise breathing into the room? It's probably more hygenic for you to just call it quits and not darned wear one.
It's unusual times, whatever your role, front of house, back of house, working at home, working on site, working with customers. Whatever your thoughts on the measures which should be in place, the way the country is being led, the way people are behaving, we are all balancing complex and deep feelings.
Be honest and kind, above all, with yourself.
Judging by his reaction he'd never seen her move that fast before!
(Again, apologies for another cartoon a bit iffy in the colours, I'm using a different scanner and trying to adapt to what it picks up and how I then need to edit for clarity of image)
I may well edit this better in the future, but this was far too amusing to not share with you while English museums have only just reopened, and masks etc are still being worn.
What happens when the staff have had free run of their venue for some time, and are in a good mood after binge watching Disney+?
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