Category Archives: Craft

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 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 59

The highlight of our day today was the visit from youngest son.  Unexpected (until yesterday) and a delight. It was so lovely to see him in person at long last.  Hard not to hug, but so much better than only … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 58

Another bright sunny and hot day; another day with no rain and none in prospect.  For us gardeners this means another day of watering any tender plants; and another day of planning our growing and gardening to minimise the amount … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 57

A (comparatively speaking) busy day here today.  An optician appointment that should have taken place early in lockdown but didn’t, rebooked due to some slightly odd visual issues (thankfully all fine).  Family zoom call to celebrate a certain birthday.  Emails … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 51

Well, so much to do today! One of the things I’d already decided to do this week was to make some face coverings (am adopting that description to distinguish from actual face masks needed for clinical settings or similar).  Initially … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 50 (Monday)

Unbelievably, it’s now the 8th Monday of this strange period in our lives; and the 1st Monday I’m back from my (virtual) holiday.  While I was away I spent some time reflecting on what I have learnt during this time, … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 42

Today being the first Sunday of the month, we had a date with Frome Market.  Malcolm baked the customary cinnamon buns, and put together yet another lockdown photo show.  He also had a new Frome Market video (from August 2018), … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 40

Forty days has such a biblical feel about it doesn’t it.  A milestone? a millstone? maybe both or neither.  Either way, just another day. Allotment/garden – I got a few things planted out (climbing French beans, lettuces, some flower plants), … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 39

Garden/allotment – all I did today was water the plants in the greenhouse and pick a few things for supper.  A small asparagus harvest for us to share this evening, and some parsley, mint and green onion tops to be … Continue reading

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