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Hello 2021!

And a happy new year to you. Although I can barely bring myself to say that out loud. With things being as they are, and people’s situations being as they are, the best I can hope for is that we … Continue reading

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The in-between days

These days between Christmas and New Year have somehow always felt like bonus days, especially when we were still working but both managed to arrange to take holiday days on them. Christmas has always been a big family day; New … 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 day 14 (and 13)

Middle of the week, end of week 2 of the second lockdown in England. Will it have made enough difference by the end? I doubt it, but I do hope it will have prevented some people from getting ill (and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 6

Busy day today, with lots done. Always satisfying. Writing: report from my zoom meeting yesterday Receiving: the package I thought was coming yesterday arranged as promised today. It’s sitting in quarantine Walking: an always enjoyable local walk, clocking up enough … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 5

Today I have been: Gardening: I cleared the allotment bed where the climbing beans grew. I picked all the remaining bean pods to collect the beans for drying and cooking (I’ve already dried and packaged some for next years seeds). … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 4

It’s the weekend, different rules apply. An enjoyable relaxed time, especially after that announcement yesterday afternoon. Not a moment too soon. Concerned about what happens next, but let’s allow ourselves some time to bask in the knowledge that one particular … 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: mark 2 day 1

We all knew it would happen, and here it is. I’m thinking I may try to write something every day again. Time will tell (as with most things). Today I have been: Feeling: anxious (about that election), hopeful (about that … 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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