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In the time of the virus: lockdown 2 day 15 (Thursday)

As I finish this ready to publish, it’s Sunday (day 18). Catch-up coming soon I hope. As we begin week 3 of this lockdown-lite, a sweet start to the day in more ways than one. Mixing almond biscuits ready to … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 1

We all knew it would happen, and here it is. I’m thinking I may try to write something every day again. Time will tell (as with most things). Today I have been: Feeling: anxious (about that election), hopeful (about that … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: back in self isolation again

 Just at the point when I’d at last recovered from whatever it was, we got a phone call from a family member. He and his partner both felt unwell on Tuesday and got tested – both tested positive. Fortunately neither … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: Saturday again

Another week gone by, and we’re almost at the end of our first week self-isolating.  Lots done this week, and lots more to do next week.  Then I imagine I may be out of action for a day or two … 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 92

Another relaxing relaxed day.  Starting off on the allotment (while Malcolm met a friend at an RSPB site).  I walked down to the river to meet up with a friend for coffee out – something previously so ordinary now such … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 79

Today has been a really enjoyable, productive  and satisfying day. I got several jobs done around the house, including a long-overdue tidy of the room where I go to sew.  Though I still can’t find my pinking shears.  Bright orange, … 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 62

Today I was going to write about two things – one in the past (a wonderful visit to Bordeaux), the other for the future (of Bath City Farm).  But instead I’ll just stick to one as another bad night has … 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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