Tag Archives: Simplicity

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: birthday time

OK so I wrote the whole post, and for the first time ever WordPress swallowed it whole and refused to spit it back out again. Sorry, but I’m too plum tuckered to rewrite it.  Know only that we had a … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 99

My goodness, today was a joy and a gift.  The plan was for us to go up to visit youngest son and family at the farm where they live, but for various reasons that plan changed to them dropping granddaughter … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 92

Another relaxing relaxed day.  Starting off on the allotment (while Malcolm met a friend at an RSPB site).  I walked down to the river to meet up with a friend for coffee out – something previously so ordinary now such … 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 41

Another weekend.  The sixth Saturday of this malarky.  But the sun is shining (mostly), and we’ve a (virtual) holiday to plan for next week. The day began slowly and continued well.  A long breakfast over the (e)paper, some cooking for … 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 28

It’s Sunday, which these days can only mean one thing: a [virtual] trip ‘out’ for coffee and a treat. Today’s event was a visit to Denmark – so many very happy memories relived, so many beautiful places visited.  Most alongside … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 27

Saturday’s come around again, and time to play (no jobs to do, want to keep the weekends different). Starting with a family zoom call.  We’ve had and heard of such good experiences with this. A friend told of us his … Continue reading

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