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The Thompson Brothers on Self-Isolation, Keeping Calm and Carrying On

7 April 20 interview: LeftLion

Nottingham's most opinionated grocers on...

Business as unusual
We plan to continue to offer fruit and veg to the local community for as long as it is possible and safe for us to do so.  We are now only allowing a couple of people in the shop at any time, but there are provisions in place for delivery too. People can phone the shop to place an order. Although we personally don’t use Facebook much, our team will be sharing all the latest updates on our pages as things progress too.

We’ve actually been busier than ever since all this began –  it’s fairly overwhelming. But if we do need to self-isolate we’ll do the garden and lay a new lawn, as it’s the weather for it. We’ll also have a good spring clean around the whole house. At the moment we are both very healthy and we are generally healthy people. We always eat our greens.

Keep calm, carry on
I think people in Britain seem to be reacting to all this in a very sensible manner on the whole. I’m sure there are examples to the contrary, but I think on the whole people in Nottingham seem to have been rather good about it all. Long may that, continue and we’d advise people to eat their greens and have the occasional beer to keep the germs away.

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