Tag Archives: Reflections

2021: how to get through it?

Continuing to count my blessings. Last year I chose as my ‘theme’ word enough How very appropriate that turned out to be. I found I did indeed have enough of everything, and much more than many. I’ll get round to … 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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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: happy new year

As you can tell from the very fact that I’m writing this now, I’m by no means a religious observant Jew.  Nonetheless, I appreciate the rhythms and patterns of the year, and endeavour to mark them in some way or … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: because really, it still is (front gardens)

So in that spirit, I’m sharing some of the things I’ve been finding uplifting.  Because I suspect that, like me, you’re feeling in need of some uplifting right now. One of the things I’ve enjoyed more than ever in these … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: where did I go?

I’m so sorry, I seem to have gone missing for a very long time!  Not sure why, no big reason but a succession of small reasons. In the meantime I’ve written all manner of posts – in my head.  None … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: and another day

I am so very tired.  No energy to write much again today.  It seems to be a pattern, where I’m fine for the early part of the day, then slump around 4pm, after which not much gets done. Today I … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: an ordinary day

A quick post today, as I’ve been busy all day and didn’t get anything written along the way. Today was an ordinary day, which is to say that as we’re still self-isolating we must of necessity keep ourselves to ourselves. … Continue reading

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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: to wear or not to wear, that is the question – face coverings

Here’s a topical subject, and one that seems to raise strong feelings in people one way or another. I’m not going to sit on any fences here: originally I knew nothing of the subject, and now I’m fully persuaded of … Continue reading

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