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In the time of the virus: day 51

Well, so much to do today! One of the things I’d already decided to do this week was to make some face coverings (am adopting that description to distinguish from actual face masks needed for clinical settings or similar).  Initially … 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 23

Back to ‘normal’ today, a workday for those who still have such things.  In our immediate family we still have two people working, though one is on school Easter holiday this week and another is working from home and wondering … 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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In the time of the virus: day 11

This morning, for no particular reason, I woke up out of sorts and crabby.  I slept well, the sun was shining, and no-one I know is ill at the moment – all good reasons for feeling cheery and upbeat.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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A few (health related) updates: all good-news stories

There are some health-related things I’ve written about or touched on over the past few years that it feels like time to update.  Things I thought could/would never improve that to my surprise (and delight) have improved beyond anything I … Continue reading

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Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again

I know, this has been a bruising time for many of us, and will continue to be so for many many more.  It’s important to take some time for ourselves to grieve over what might have been. But after that, … Continue reading

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The 100 day challenge: what I learned

I finished the 100 day challenge in the middle of October, the day before we left for a visit to our friends in Denmark.  I’m so sorry not to have got round to writing this up sooner. To recap, this … Continue reading

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“This summer I went swimming…..

….. this summer I could have drowned…”* Oh this song has been going around in my head all summer long, as I’ve resumed swimming and it’s gradually become a regular part of my life.  The version I’m familiar with is … Continue reading

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Five (good) things on Friday (17 August 2018)

Another week, another list. Exercise – day 46 of my 100 day challenge, and I’ve managed to stick to it pretty much every day.  I’ve missed maybe 4 or 5 – I’ll count them up and add them on at … Continue reading

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