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In the time of the virus: day 24

What a busy day that was!  After the usual cleaning routine, I spent much of the day out on the allotment, doing something I’ve been wanting to do for ages – emptying, sorting and tidying my shed.  With help from … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 23

Back to ‘normal’ today, a workday for those who still have such things.  In our immediate family we still have two people working, though one is on school Easter holiday this week and another is working from home and wondering … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 21

I was reminded recently that a million years ago, at the start of January, I chose as my word for the year ‘enough’.  How apt that has turned out to be.  Nothing could have prepared me for what came next, … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 20

A very short post today, because I’ve been too sleepy to write much.  Three consecutive nights of not enough sleep.  No reason, not worrying about stuff (even though heaven knows there’s enough to worry about!).  Just awake from 3am onwards. … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 19

Written yesterday, posted today.  Sorry for delay, was just too tired last night to add the photos. It’s Friday, so it must be Culture Night.  Which this week was Cosi Fan Tutte from the Royal Opera House.  If you’d like … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 18

Lke us, you may be becoming more closely acquainted with the hidden depths of your kitchen cupboards.  Re-evaluating those odd jars and tins of things that, despite good intentions, you never quite got round to using – until now. I’ve … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 17

These days there’s mostly quite a difference between my weekday mornings and my weekday afternoons.  I try to do the most energetic things in the morning, and then have a less demanding afternoon.  That suits my personal body clock.  Lunch … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 16

My days (and weeks) are beginning to develop their own pattern and form, which is what I was hoping for. Mornings always begin with a quiet, relaxing breakfast reading the day’s Guardian – a reliable and always interesting source of news, … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 15

Hello Monday again. Today began with a family zoom call postponed from yesterday.  So nice to all be (virtually) together.  Sharing notes on events of the weekend.  Which in the case of the farmers, included planting a massive number of … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 14

It’s Sunday.  The first Sunday of the month, when we always go to Frome Market.  So that’s what we did this morning – virtually, of course. Over the years Malcolm has taken many photos, made video clips, made recordings.  They … Continue reading

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