Category Archives: Walking

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 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 83

Sunday.  The day we arranged to meet up with oldest son and d-i-l, at long last. Despite postponing for a better weather forecast the day began rainy, but no matter.  The important thing was simply to be together.  We had … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 80

Rain!! Real, wet rain.  At long long last.  I think this is the first proper rain we’ve had since March, and it’s so badly needed. After a reasonably energetic morning (a few jobs jobbed; a nice walk to the river … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 73

A short but (I hope) sweet post today. Kate from Winchester – I don’t know you but I do know your friend.  I cannot begin to tell you how much pleasure your card gave me – thank you so much … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 72

I’ve been thinking over the past few days just how long to continue with this series.  I know I said on Monday that I would continue for as long as I (and hopefully a few others) are finding it helpful. … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 70 (Monday)

It’s day 70.  It’s no longer March, nor April, nor even May.  Now we’re in June.  Spring has gone, and it’s officially summer.  And I’m fearful that all those hard weeks of lockdown are being wantonly thrown away by the … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 63 (Monday)

What an extraordinary turn of affairs.  I can’t move on without saying something about it, so skip the next paragraph if you’d rather not read this bit – I quite understand. Like you, within my own circle of family, friends … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 61

Another bad night, but a good day. A walk taking in woods and two country hamlets. An afternoon snuggled with R4, knitting, and possibly a snooze.  And watching the blackbird eat his way through more of the mahonia berries.  Not … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 52

My plan this morning was to make today a better day than yesterday.  The jury’s out on that one.  Yet again I’ve been distracted and unable to prioritise doing the things I wanted to do. Still, I did manage to … Continue reading

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