Tag Archives: Reflections

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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In the time of the virus: day 95

Today was the first time since lockdown we visited one of our very favourite gardens – Heale Garden.  The weather was hot but there were enough shady places to sit in the garden to make it feel just perfect.  As … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 91 (Monday)

Too tired to write much, after a completely wonderful day.  Drove up to visit youngest son, d-i-l and granddaughter on the farm where they live.  Perfect weather for staying outdoors all day.  Despite not seeing each other for 3 whole … 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 80

Rain!! Real, wet rain.  At long long last.  I think this is the first proper rain we’ve had since March, and it’s so badly needed. After a reasonably energetic morning (a few jobs jobbed; a nice walk to the river … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 79

Today has been a really enjoyable, productive  and satisfying day. I got several jobs done around the house, including a long-overdue tidy of the room where I go to sew.  Though I still can’t find my pinking shears.  Bright orange, … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 77 (Monday)

Oh to live in New Zealand (or Denmark, or Germany) where the virus was tackled vigorously, effectively, and early.  Instead of here where it will rumble on and on and on…. and that’s if we’re lucky enough to avoid another … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 75

Another Saturday. A deliciously slow and relaxing morning.  A leisurely breakfast that lasted until 10, then a few things done around the house before elevenses (at 11, natch).   Then some gentle STOing and browsing craft books (I’ve been asked … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 74

This morning I woke up feeling very woozly indeed, and realised that I had probably by accident taken twice my normal (thankfully low) dose of sleeping medication.  Very stupid, and I’ve put in place measures to make sure this doesn’t … Continue reading

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