Have you ever wondered what common household items, which apparently do not have a voice of their own, would talk? Would they discuss and share their feelings amongst themselves? They may be just as elated, frustrated, irritated, or perplexed by this global lockdown/quarantine imposed by most countries, as any ordinary human being.  

In this 'Lockdown conversations' series, I have attempted to portray the ordeals of common household items in these uncertain and unprecedented times of global quarantine amid COVID-19 scare.

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#1

Flip-Flops (Slippers) And Formal Shoes

Flip-Flops (Slippers) And Formal Shoes

A dejected pair of formal shoes could not hide its frustration.

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Why?
Community Member
6 months ago

Put a sock in it, guys!

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#2

Ordinary Plant And Cactus

Ordinary Plant And Cactus

Plants, just like any living creatures, have different requirements. A cactus is no ordinary plant, and it most definitely does not require watering on a daily basis!

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Kaori
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

I tend to kill Rosemary with too many waters :/ They love be their own, I've heard "wait watering the Rosemary pots 3 days after the soil dried."But I watered as they are not cactus..

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#3

Table Calendar And Digital Clock

Table Calendar And Digital Clock

When you are unable to do one job you are created for.

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So_Long_And_Thanks_For_All_The_Fish
Community Member
6 months ago

I'm doing well if it's only one month behind

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#4

Days Of A Calendar Week

Days Of A Calendar Week

The fine lines between the different days of a week are barely visible now. The usual emotions related to various days are no longer valid.

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Eagle Girl
Community Member
6 months ago

Monday finally gets a win other than holidays lol

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#5

Earrings, Rubber Bands, And Keys

Earrings, Rubber Bands, And Keys

The door and car keys are indeed sad. They haven't seen any actions in weeks.

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Rachel Sidney Gibson
Community Member
6 months ago

that is very true

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#6

Refrigerator And Its Content

Refrigerator And Its Content

With many people unnecessarily hoarding food items after the announcement of the lockdown, poor refrigerators are having a tough time - fully stuffed with items, from top to bottom.

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Eagle Girl
Community Member
6 months ago

"I expired last week, now I'm sour"!! said everyone's bank account after a month of quarantine

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#7

Teacups And Cookie Jar

Teacups And Cookie Jar

Mr. Smug and Ms. Mug are looking forward to a 's-tea-my' relationship.

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Ace
Community Member
6 months ago

I love them

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#8

Mobile Alarm

Mobile Alarm

It's perhaps not wise to mess with alarm clocks.

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Bender Bending Rodríguez
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

That is exactly my Alarm set up. The only thing is mine goes from 6:00 AM to 8:30 AM by 15-minute intervals.

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#9

Gas-Burner (Master Of Roasting)

Gas-Burner (Master Of Roasting)

Any person with zero cooking skills is likely to get roasted by this gas-burner.

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#10

Wine Glass And Lipstick

Wine Glass And Lipstick

Wine glasses and lipstick are missing each other badly.

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Juniper
Community Member
6 months ago

Just stop being pretentious and buy wine in a supermarket like the rest of us.

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#11

Kitchen Utensils And Dishwashing Liquid

Kitchen Utensils And Dishwashing Liquid

Utensils threaten to sue dishwashing liquid in court over false claims.

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Eagle Girl
Community Member
6 months ago

My dishes are spending more time soaking so law suit would be for dish hand pans

#12

Wi-Fi Router And Wi-Fi Dongle

Wi-Fi Router And Wi-Fi Dongle

We should be grateful for these devices. Because of them, work from home and most forms of online entertainment is possible.

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ember avery
Community Member
6 months ago

thank you :)

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#13

Bookshelf And Dusty Books

Bookshelf And Dusty Books

I wonder how many of us have started reading again. If you haven't yet, please do it for the book's sake.

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Kaori
Community Member
6 months ago

Not yet.I accidentally began reading my old books in 2011,because all my books fell off from shelves by Tohoku quake.(I live in Tokyo,so it was just big but not dangerous)It's funny what made us read.

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#14

Jeans, Hanky And Boxers

Jeans, Hanky And Boxers

The boxer is the undisputed World Heavyweight Champion for now.

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#15

Ceiling Fan (Tired One)

Ceiling Fan (Tired One)

Salute to this warhorse called 'ceiling fan' for giving a nonstop service.

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Eepe
Community Member
6 months ago

My fans are on alllll the time 🤷‍♀️

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#16

That Pissed-Off Ceiling Fan, Again

That Pissed-Off Ceiling Fan, Again

He's back! With a bang!

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Rachel Sidney Gibson
Community Member
6 months ago

hehe

#17

Doorbell And Letter Box

Doorbell And Letter Box

Poor letter box—not being used at all and tormented by a spider.

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Mello
Community Member
6 months ago

Huh, our mailbox 📪remains busy, as we vote by mail, mail masks to friends and family and order from Amazon.

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#18

Fridge Magnets And Souvenirs

Fridge Magnets And Souvenirs

Fridge magnets are definitely not the impatient or the complaining type. But who knows what is going inside those calm exteriors?

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Channon Doughty
Community Member
3 months ago

I love the way your mind works!

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#19

Dark Closet And Its Inhabitants (Clothes)

Dark Closet And Its Inhabitants (Clothes)

Give more attention to your formal clothes. Their morale is pretty down!

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