Category Archives: Community

In the time of the virus: 5th day of self-isolation

I’m not sure how this happened – I thought I hit the publish button on this two days ago.  But clearly I didn’t.  So I’ve updated it, and it really was Day 5 today (not day 3, 2h3n I first … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: to wear or not to wear, that is the question – face coverings

Here’s a topical subject, and one that seems to raise strong feelings in people one way or another. I’m not going to sit on any fences here: originally I knew nothing of the subject, and now I’m fully persuaded of … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 100

So.  Here we are, on the 100th day of this series.  What a timespan; what an extraordinary experience to look back on.  Though I fear it may not feel quite so extraordinary when looked back on from a more distant … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 99

My goodness, today was a joy and a gift.  The plan was for us to go up to visit youngest son and family at the farm where they live, but for various reasons that plan changed to them dropping granddaughter … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 98 (Monday)

My Monday morning meeting with myself was productive, but reminded me just how much I need to fit into this week.  Lots of urgent jobs that need to be jobbed, plus several fun arrangements too (depending how the weather turns … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 96

And here we are again on the weekly merry-go-round back at Saturday. A very different day from last Saturday – from my perspective, enjoyably cooler and showery (so no need to water anything apart from the greenhouse plants).  Sadly an … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 94

Well today was, as predicted, gert hot again. As planned, we set off for our walk just before 8am, and even so at times it was almost too hot for us.  But what a glorious walk it was: another ‘not … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 86

Bad night and really busy day = very short post today.  But a good day in all sorts of ways. A pleasant walk down to the river and back Made some face coverings for neighbours, and delivered them Thunderstorm and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 85

A busy day, and warm and humid. Today marked the real start of the harvest season for me.  I picked 3lb of redcurrants and have cooked them ready for straining to make redcurrant jelly tomorrow  I also picked my very … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 84

A very good day, despite sleep issues (as ever…) and everything going on in the wider world.  About which the less said the better. A bit too humid to be comfortable working outside, but nonetheless I got a lot done … Continue reading

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