“Actually,” says the man wearing Y-fronts at the drinks party, “I mainly work from home these days.” He’s one of many new cartoons on the funny wall at Ilmington Community Shop. From the first moment of the first lockdown, the British sense of humour has kicked in. We’ve shared corona memes and clever videos, laughing at ourselves while we clapped the NHS. Here in Ilmington, we’ve always carried a wide range of greetings cards, and just now we’ve gone for some good old-fashioned funnies, a little escapism for the times when we can’t go anywhere. Come and check out the comedy, right next to the ice-cream chiller!