I live in Lombardia, in the north of Italy where the Pandemic first made itself known to the Western World. It was a dark and trying time. I recorded an audio diary every day. I have started transcribing these.
12 MIN READ: “Purgatory is not meant to be easy Lucy, it’s a place where we pay for our sins, in order to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the gates of heaven and that can take years.
“That is a long time.” Lucy tries to imagine what years must feel like.
“Your uncle Fabio he was a good man, bless his soul, but he was no angel either, he could use a little extra help, men are weak when it comes to sins of the flesh, the flesh is weak. One day, when you‘re a woman Lucy, you’ll understand. Lucy makes a mental note to not commit any sins of the flesh.
A short story inspired by the years spent working in Corporate Television. A comical look at the gap and contrast between the privileged and those less so.