Tag Archives: Coping

In the time of the virus: 5th day of self-isolation

I’m not sure how this happened – I thought I hit the publish button on this two days ago.  But clearly I didn’t.  So I’ve updated it, and it really was Day 5 today (not day 3, 2h3n I first … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: to wear or not to wear, that is the question – face coverings

Here’s a topical subject, and one that seems to raise strong feelings in people one way or another. I’m not going to sit on any fences here: originally I knew nothing of the subject, and now I’m fully persuaded of … 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 76

Another Sunday.  The sun is shining, and everything outside feels so much fresher after the rain (even if there was less of it than I hoped for).  As do I after a good night’s sleep. I decided to preempt my … 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 74

This morning I woke up feeling very woozly indeed, and realised that I had probably by accident taken twice my normal (thankfully low) dose of sleeping medication.  Very stupid, and I’ve put in place measures to make sure this doesn’t … 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 69

Another scorching hot day, so off out to the allotment straight after breakfast, for some more much-needed weeding before it becomes too hot to be out there. Then back indoors in time for our Sunday ‘trip’ – this week we … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 67

Such a busy day, and unfortunately the thing that fell off the list today was writing this post.  So a very short piece, before I turn in for the night. There was a sweet sadness to the day – it … 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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