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In the time of the virus: day 89

Saturday, and our first day of (not) being in Germany.  The weather is fine, with just enough humidity and spots of rain to feel authentically as though we could indeed be in the Black Forest. The point of travelling there … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 87

Wet, wet wet.  That was today here.  But despite  (or maybe because of) the incessant rain I had another lovely walk back home from Kelston, marred only by the increased traffic on the main road. On the way home I … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 85

A busy day, and warm and humid. Today marked the real start of the harvest season for me.  I picked 3lb of redcurrants and have cooked them ready for straining to make redcurrant jelly tomorrow  I also picked my very … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 81

A good day. I like to make my  almost daily walk purposeful if it’s just a local one, and today was no exception.  To start off with I took myself off to our local shopping street where we are fortunate … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 79

Today has been a really enjoyable, productive  and satisfying day. I got several jobs done around the house, including a long-overdue tidy of the room where I go to sew.  Though I still can’t find my pinking shears.  Bright orange, … 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 55

It’s Saturday and (mostly) the sun is shining.  I’m struggling today after another particularly poor night’s sleep, so haven’t done much and not pushing myself to do much.  Hopefully normal service will be resumed tomorrow.  PGTG. I did manage to … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 39

Garden/allotment – all I did today was water the plants in the greenhouse and pick a few things for supper.  A small asparagus harvest for us to share this evening, and some parsley, mint and green onion tops to be … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 33

Garden/allotment – today was the perfect day for working on the allotment and in the garden, and that’s what I spent much of the day doing (apart from the early afternoon, when it was really too hot for me to … 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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