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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 27 (Tuesday)

And so here we are, at the last day of this second lockdown. I was under the impression that the lockdown was for 4 weeks, so it feels a day premature to be ending it tonight, but there we go. … 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 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 days 16 and 17 (Friday and Saturday)

Catch-up time. Again. Friday was a good day, despite spending most of the morning at the dentist having a filling redone. A very different experience from pre-covid: the surgery has had to invest in all sorts of new safety measures … 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 2

Today I have been: Feeling: well (not to be taken for granted), busy (lots to do today), happy that the sun is shining again, nervous (about that election, and what comes next), impatient (and trying not to be), glad we … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: making the most of self isolation

I’m thinking maybe we should make this week of self-isolation a regular thing: as a tool for getting through the ancient jobs list, it seems to be unbeatable. Of course, the way things are going it may become a regular … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: happy new year

As you can tell from the very fact that I’m writing this now, I’m by no means a religious observant Jew.  Nonetheless, I appreciate the rhythms and patterns of the year, and endeavour to mark them in some way or … Continue reading

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