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In the time of the virus: 5th day of self-isolation

I’m not sure how this happened – I thought I hit the publish button on this two days ago.  But clearly I didn’t.  So I’ve updated it, and it really was Day 5 today (not day 3, 2h3n I first … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 94

Well today was, as predicted, gert hot again. As planned, we set off for our walk just before 8am, and even so at times it was almost too hot for us.  But what a glorious walk it was: another ‘not … 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 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 47

Another day, another walk.  Just one more day left till we’ve completed our (virtual) walk around Arran.  Today we walked out to Saltford along the river path and then the railway path, then up across fields to Park Farm in … 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 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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In the time of the virus: day 19

Written yesterday, posted today.  Sorry for delay, was just too tired last night to add the photos. It’s Friday, so it must be Culture Night.  Which this week was Cosi Fan Tutte from the Royal Opera House.  If you’d like … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 18

Lke us, you may be becoming more closely acquainted with the hidden depths of your kitchen cupboards.  Re-evaluating those odd jars and tins of things that, despite good intentions, you never quite got round to using – until now. I’ve … Continue reading

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