Tag Archives: Coping

In the time of the virus: day 54

A very quick post today, because I didn’t have time to write during the day and I’m very tired – 4;45 wake up is just too early. But it’s been such a good day.  Glorious weather, and the freedom to … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 53

Today I had two lovely messages from blog readers – one a lovely email from someone I’ve only met once but definitely regard as a friend.  I am so grateful to them – messages like that are like gold dust … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 52

My plan this morning was to make today a better day than yesterday.  The jury’s out on that one.  Yet again I’ve been distracted and unable to prioritise doing the things I wanted to do. Still, I did manage to … 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 48

Today we did the last walk of our virtual walk around Arran.  I hope we’re able to do the real thing next year. Today’s was another wonderful walk, and one that I’ve never done before.  How can I have lived … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 45

It’s Wednesday, and by the end of today’s walk we are at the half way mark of our circular walk (not) around Arran.  It was another lovely walk, in glorious sunshine, and for the first time we saw quite a … 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 41

Another weekend.  The sixth Saturday of this malarky.  But the sun is shining (mostly), and we’ve a (virtual) holiday to plan for next week. The day began slowly and continued well.  A long breakfast over the (e)paper, some cooking for … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 40

Forty days has such a biblical feel about it doesn’t it.  A milestone? a millstone? maybe both or neither.  Either way, just another day. Allotment/garden – I got a few things planted out (climbing French beans, lettuces, some flower plants), … Continue reading

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