David Harris’s world has shrunk to the size of his front room.
Seven weeks ago he developed Covid-19 symptoms that he describes as being like a bad flu.
That was when the freelance architect, 42, first began to isolate himself at the home in Bristol he shares with his wife and baby daughter.
After a week or so he started to feel better, but two weeks later his symptoms returned, much to his surprise.
“It’s been a bit of a mini-saga of a recurring wave of symptoms which I wasn’t expecting at all,” he said.
“The second wave was much worse – the same flu symptoms, but also with shortness of breath, and that’s why I was confident it was coronavirus.
“Then I had two weeks where