Taking solace in past celebrations amid another Eid during the pandemic As people grow older, memories become priceless. Perhaps, this is what is meant by taking solace from nostalgia. Eid 2021 is a masked affair -- a celebration with the anxiety of Corona.After living with the virus for more than a year, the fear level has diminished considerably. Are people afraid of the virus? If you come to Gawsia Market, Elephant Road you might think that Corona has disappeared totally.Only the masks remain. Jostling, pushing, shoving, haggling are topped with the smile of triumph -- yep, you got one of the last remaining sets of an exclusive dress.