Home Thoughts From Abroad – The Shaftesbury Man Who Has Spent Lockdown Down In Bali

Shaftesbury resident Paul Smethurst went to his Bali holiday home in October 2019. He had expected to spend the winter there. Then the pandemic hit.

Paul has remained in Indonesia ever since. He tells Alfred how Bali’s approach to vaccinations differs from Britain.

Paul Smethurst at home in Bali

Paul talks about the stringent penalties for repeat offender ex-pats who don’t follow government guidance. And he shares his ‘home thoughts from abroad’, telling us how he’s missing Shaftesbury.