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Still here less fear though (of covid-19)

Thursday June 4th; lockdown has certainly been accommodated, by the recent good weather. Restrictions of movement do not seem so pressing, when there is a heatwave outside and the garden is in full bloom.

Unfortunately the weather has temporarily changed, …

Attempted normality in abnormal times!

June 15th: Queues from 3am, excited, expectant crowds who eagerly and unapologetically cast aside any accepted form of social distance. It was not the arrival of some celebrity or the promise of glorious freebies, which generated this buzz.

Instead it …

Still here, less fear though (of covid-19)

Thursday June 4th; lockdown has certainly been accommodated, by the recent good weather. Restrictions of movement do not seem so pressing, when there is a heatwave outside and the garden is in full bloom.

Unfortunately the weather has temporarily changed, …

Don’t mention the C word

Week 6 of lock down: some people are getting restless, but the majority of us are still staying busy, trying to avoid this virus, even though we are now entering the May long weekend.
The most heartbreaking outcome of this …

Covid-19 anger rising!

Week 4 of lockdown: I’m now trying to strongly limit the amount of news reports I watch. Surely it cannot be good for your mental health, to over indulge in this toxic torrent of bad news which this pandemic …

Still kung flu dodging!

Week 3 of lockdown: the big news at the moment, is that Boris Johnson is in intensive care. To think that a few weeks ago he was largely dismissing this disease, positioning himself as a modern Winston Churchill during …

When time is the enemy, thanks to Covid 19

Week 2 of lockdown; in these difficult times with no end in sight, it is more important than ever, to impose some sort of structure on your day. A time for audio book listening, some exercise, Whatsapping and maybe a …

Living through lockdown – a new normality!

First week of lockdown: The second week and I like everyone else, am trying to come to terms with this new world. The new normality which it brings, which would have been inconceiveable three weeks ago, is a bitter pill …

The shoe is on the other foot now!

First week of lockdown: What a time we’re living in! The Corona Virus has led to World War 3 restrictions, without a visible enemy in sight. What were once dismissed as over the top OCD behaviours, will now be …

Ciao Pope Francis!

Now that the pope is gone, I have to say that I did enjoy watching it over the weekend ( my agency let me down again, so I was housebound!)

From the get go I was quite saddened by his …