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May already!

So. April came and went, as it aways does and always will. I wasn’t wrong to think we had a drought – here in the UK it was one of the driest (and coldest) Aprils on record. The climate crisis … Continue reading

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Different weeks

I decided this month was going to be a month of catch-ups. With the end of lockdown approaching (we hope…) my time is going to be more in demand and there will be less unallocated time to play with. Back … Continue reading

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Lockdown 3: how’s it going?

I hope you’re getting through it ok, and that you’ve stayed well. Well both physically and mentally I mean – both are important. I know so many people are really struggling with this lockdown. I think it’s the relentlessness of … Continue reading

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Lockdown 3 – reboot

Everything I read about how the coronacrisis is going confirms my belief that we’re in this for a lot longer than the PM would like to admit. My feeling is that this lockdown is going to take us through till … 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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Delicate planning – the Christmas edition

Now we’re out of lockdown and formally into Tier 2, not a lot has changed, for us at any rate. We will still minimise our contact with others, especially indoors. We will continue to think carefully about any plans. We … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 23 (Sunday)

Foggy foggy day. We took our flasks and buns for a walk to the top of a hill to see the view. There was no view (of course), though it gradually revealed itself to us as we sat and chatted … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 22 (Saturday)

And another weekend has rolled around. Our last one in (this) lockdown, though the differences between lockdown and what comes next will be slight. Especially for those of us who are disinclined to do whatever we’re ‘allowed’ to do, and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 22 (Friday)

Foggy and cold here, with the sun just starting to break through by 10am. I thought I had booked on to to a webinar about one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but it seems I hadn’t. A shame. … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 20 (Tuesday)

Today I mostly went for a long walk, to meet up with an older family member to have flasks of coffee together on a bench by the canal. A favourite walk, one I’ve done many times, and yet I saw … Continue reading

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