Tag Archives: Social distancing

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: the birthday weekend

What a weekend it was.  It began on Friday evening and continued to Sunday evening.  48 hours of family togetherness.  The sons and partners and I spent several weeks planning our first get together since Christmas, to celebrate Malcolm’s birthday. … 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 93

A good mix of a day.  An early morning start to do one of our favourite woodland walks – it was delicious being able to set off before it got too hot.  Home in time for lunch (German style – … 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 89

Saturday, and our first day of (not) being in Germany.  The weather is fine, with just enough humidity and spots of rain to feel authentically as though we could indeed be in the Black Forest. The point of travelling there … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 59

The highlight of our day today was the visit from youngest son.  Unexpected (until yesterday) and a delight. It was so lovely to see him in person at long last.  Hard not to hug, but so much better than only … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 58

Another bright sunny and hot day; another day with no rain and none in prospect.  For us gardeners this means another day of watering any tender plants; and another day of planning our growing and gardening to minimise the amount … 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 38

Garden/allotment – I made a good start on weeding the front garden, and the soil was perfect for it.  I had to stop as some fencing was being replaced, but I should be able to finish this later this week. … Continue reading

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