Adding structure

(Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay) My self-isolation was over on Saturday and I tested negative on Sunday. So we nipped out for the first time in almost two weeks to get some food for the garden birds and to visit family. (The dog and cat also got a new basket each!) Although I worked for most of the time that I was poorly, I didn’t beat myself up if I was late with anything or if I just wanted a rest. […]

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Short n sweet

I nicked today’s featured image from a Facebook friend. I have no idea where he found it or if he made it himself. But I liked it, it amused me, and I nicked it. (With thanks to Paul White!) I had a quick look at Facebook at about 5pm yesterday and when it didn’t load, I just shrugged my shoulders, moved on and forgot about it… until the BBC news told me almost two hours later that there was a […]

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Taking it easy

(Image by Anrita1705 from Pixabay) After trying to fight the virus and carry on with work, I finally conceded and took a few days off to recuperate. I haven’t been as poorly as the poet has, but I have been lethargic and lacking concentration, as well as feeling a bit fluey, even though I don’t usually catch the flu. Today I noticed I had no sense of smell and last week my taste went a bit odd. But other than that… and a […]

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Back to work

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Our laptop is quite old now, and a bit too heavy to work with on my lap. But while I was waiting for my Covid test result to *not* come in (and to see if they would let me into the hospital), I really didn’t feel like opening up the office. And it was cooler at the dining end of the room than it was at the sitting end of the room. So I gave […]

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LOCKDOWN

Our prime minister’s full formal lockdown instruction didn’t come until Monday 23 March. However, we suspected it was on the way and so we did our regular shopping early, ensuring we had sufficient – or so we thought – stock cupboard items and anything else we might need to keep us occupied for however long it takes. I work from home anyway, but the poet was still working as usual right up until Friday 20 March, although unnecessary travel for […]

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