Keep Calm and Carry On
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Keep Calm and Carry On

For a lengthy and undefined period of time, loving to wander is going to be all about memories rather than future plans. So the conundrum:  Let it all pass -…

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Saturday 28th March

You always feel so much better after a good night’s sleep don’t you?  I have a set of 6 blue mugs in my kitchen that all have a slightly different…

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Friday 27th March

I brace myself to drive to Morrisons and shop for the coming week.  We agree  (after lengthy discussion!) that my husband (who has chronic asthma) stays in the car while…

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Thursday 26th March

The morning after the night before.  We transfer the cash to my daughter’s bank account to cover the cost of last night’s impromptu shopping spree and hide the gin bottle…

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Wednesday 25th March

The weather really is on our side right now.  The Spring sunshine is wonderful.  It probably won’t last, but for now, I am really appreciating it and feeling glad to…

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Monday 23rd March

The National Trust opens all its gardens free of charge - what a lovely thing to do!  Only now, they risk not being able to observe the social distancing regulations. …

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Sunday 22nd March

We drive to the largest garden centre we can reasonably access and nervously draw into the car park.  If it is packed with people, we won’t risk doing this -…

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Saturday 21st March

At times like this, you really need your hobbies.  I turn my attention to the garden, which I have always loved, but now begins to take on a monumental role…

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Friday 20th March

I spend the day trying to secure as many refunds as I can for future trips that now look very unlikely to go ahead.  At first, I am intent on…

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Thursday 19th March

The gym emails to say it is shutting.  Up to now, I have really frowned on all the panic buying that everyone has been indulging in and been resolute in…

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