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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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In the time of the virus: day 37

Another good day today, albeit an undemanding one (or maybe that’s the point). Garden/allotment – I for one am pleased that we’ve had a good amount of rain.  The soil was crying out for it, and it’s nice to have … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 35

Another weekend, another relaxing pleasant time.  And more productive than I intended – the weather was so delightful and the garden so in need of tidying that I couldn’t resist pottering around doing odd bits and pieces.  As a result the … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 31

Another mostly good day – I’ve enjoyed making things and working on the allotment and garden, and it feels good to have something to show at the end of it.  Also we had several bits of better news about people … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 30

Garden/allotment – what a good day this has been.  The rain made a wonderful difference and I was able to work on ground that was previously baked solid.  My bean and pea bed is now prepared and the supports are … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 29

Another Monday – the 5th in this strangest of strange times.  During these past four weeks I seem to have settled into a comfortable and productive routine.  I have managed to keep the weekends different, which has always felt important … 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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In the time of the virus: day 25

Today seems to be a day when I’ve been low in spirits but reasonably high in energy, so I’ve managed to get a lot done.  Which is better than being low in both spirits and energy, and hopefully tomorrow will … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 24

What a busy day that was!  After the usual cleaning routine, I spent much of the day out on the allotment, doing something I’ve been wanting to do for ages – emptying, sorting and tidying my shed.  With help from … Continue reading

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