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In the time of the virus: day 7

Good grief – a whole week of this.  And lots more where that came from.  I hope it hasn’t been too tough for you, and that if it has, next week feels better. Sunday, and the clocks have changed.  The … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 6

Well hello!  Here we are, almost a week into the strangest time of my life (and no doubt yours too). I slept well last night, and woke feeling fine (so thankful for that!).  As a precaution, we’re keeping ourselves apart … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 5

A mini-duvet day for me today.  I slept badly last night, and woke up with a bad headache and generally feeling under par.  I spent most of today in my bedroom, keeping my distance from everyone just in case.  I … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: getting through it – together

I’m going to begin by saying what should be obvious to all of us, but judging by photos I’ve seen online, isn’t (yet?) to some people: the most important thing we can do right now, unless we’re in the front … Continue reading

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Six good things (not) on Saturday (October 2019)

Well it would have been 5 on Friday, then moved to 6 on Saturday; 6 on Sunday.  And still I hadn’t finished writing.  I have now.  It may not alliterate but at least it’s finished.   Because heaven knows in … Continue reading

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Making community

Community doesn’t just come about by itself.  We have to make it happen. We make it happen every time we say hello to a neighbour (whether or not we already know them). We make it happen when we take the … Continue reading

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Six (good) things on Sunday (26 August)

I made a small start on getting to grips with my sorely-neglected garden.  Taking a tip from others, I’ve broken it down into bite-sized chunks.  I tackled the terrace, which is immediately outside the kitchen.  I’ve always wanted a clematis … Continue reading

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