In the time of the virus: day 60

Day 60.  I can hardly believe what I’m writing here.  Our 60th day in lockdown.

I reflected on what this has meant for us and wrote it down.  Then I deleted it all.  Far too negative and I don’t think that will help either you or me.

It’s Friday and another weekend, this one a Bank Holiday weekend in the UK.  For those still working, a chance to enjoy an extra day off.  The sun is still shining, the flowers still bloom, and I hope that you will enjoy it.

I spent most of the day gardening: planting out all manner of vegetables, flowers and salads on my allotment.  I set up my ‘new’ water butt, ready for whenever we finally have some rain.  I gave away some surplus plants to someone looking for some on Freegle.

Potting on the aubergines in the shed

Last of the chard – cleared to make way for other crops (I’ve left 2 plants to go to seed to sow for the autumn)

First of the flowers on the plot

At the weekend I plan to go for some long walks – I’m one of those fortunate people who still has more to do than I can manage to fit in, and this week it’s the walking (and yoga) that have fallen off the end.  Again.

Anyway, I hope you are well and finding ways that work for you to get through all of this.  Have a good weekend, and I’ll see you tomorrow xx



About deborah @ the magic jug

Now I've passed 60 I'm still doing all sorts of things I haven't done before, as well as carrying on with the things I already love. I live a happy life with my long term love Malcolm. In my blog I explore local and low tech ideas, food, growing, making, reading, thinking, walking, and lots of other words ending in 'ing'.
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