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In the time of the virus: day 78

The weather was good so we went out early for the walk we’d decided on yesterday – an old favourite, through the woodland on the Stourhead Estate (but not going into the gardens, or using the garden car park).  It … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 75

Another Saturday. A deliciously slow and relaxing morning.  A leisurely breakfast that lasted until 10, then a few things done around the house before elevenses (at 11, natch).   Then some gentle STOing and browsing craft books (I’ve been asked … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 71 – #blacklivesmatter

Not my usual posting today, in solidarity with #blacklivesmatter #blackouttuesday You may want to use the time when you might have read my post to read up on what’s happening right now – both in the US and in the … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 66

Today we did our first supermarket shop since lockdown.  In between times we have bought bits and pieces as we’ve needed them from our local shops, but we were starting to run out of quite a few staples so decided … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 64

Today I have been mostly feeling very sad.  Someone very close to one of my dearest friends died last night (not c-19 related).  Some of my sadness is down to the fact that I know that in normal times today … 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 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 49

So.  Today was definitely a rest day, not least of all because I only managed to get a few hours sleep last night.  I’m glad we didn’t have another long walk planned. As it turned out, it was a good … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 44

Another day, another walk.  Not the second leg of a circular walk around Arran, but a second circular exploration of another part of where we live.  Actually a rather spectacular walk with some great views across the city. First we … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 43

We’re on holiday this week, so it’s all change.  No sticking to structure and routine: the point is to make it be (and feel) different. Today’s walk was an 8.5 mile circular walk from home.  We saw very few people … Continue reading

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