Category Archives: Bath

A (mostly) rainy day

On the whole I’m not a great fan of being out in the rain, though of course as a gardener I welcome it wholeheartedly. But at some level I’m still the schoolchild who always enjoyed ‘indoor play’, often more than … Continue reading

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Delicate planning – the Christmas edition

Now we’re out of lockdown and formally into Tier 2, not a lot has changed, for us at any rate. We will still minimise our contact with others, especially indoors. We will continue to think carefully about any plans. We … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 23 (Sunday)

Foggy foggy day. We took our flasks and buns for a walk to the top of a hill to see the view. There was no view (of course), though it gradually revealed itself to us as we sat and chatted … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 22 (Saturday)

And another weekend has rolled around. Our last one in (this) lockdown, though the differences between lockdown and what comes next will be slight. Especially for those of us who are disinclined to do whatever we’re ‘allowed’ to do, and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 22 (Friday)

Foggy and cold here, with the sun just starting to break through by 10am. I thought I had booked on to to a webinar about one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but it seems I hadn’t. A shame. … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 21 (Wednesday)

Thought I hit publish on this yesterday, but evidently not. Over the past few days I’ve realised that I’m struggling more with this lockdown than I did the first. Obviously because we’ve been in this for so long now, and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 18 (Sunday)

After a murky start, the mist eventually cleared and the sun shone. Perfect for the new-to-us local walk we’d planned. Inspired by the map of places provided by Bathscape, we set off to visit Carrs Wood in Twerton. I’m so … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 14 (and 13)

Middle of the week, end of week 2 of the second lockdown in England. Will it have made enough difference by the end? I doubt it, but I do hope it will have prevented some people from getting ill (and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 days 8 and 9

OK, these days were Thursday and Friday last week. I missed Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Today is Tuesday (day 12 of lockdown mark 2). I’m hoping to post again today, but will have to see. Oops, missed a day. That … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 6

Busy day today, with lots done. Always satisfying. Writing: report from my zoom meeting yesterday Receiving: the package I thought was coming yesterday arranged as promised today. It’s sitting in quarantine Walking: an always enjoyable local walk, clocking up enough … Continue reading

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