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A quarantine diary - March 2020

I’m documenting the crazy, upside-down, back to front, life we’re living. COVID-19.

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Are you a lady of a certain age?  Do you use social media?  Have you noticed lately that you’ve had  friend requests, follows, or random flattering comments from men you don’t know?  You’re

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I (used to) attend a writing group at my local library. I joined about 2 years ago and attending weekly group meetings was inspirational, supportive and a lot of fun. In a weak moment l

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27 days, almost a month in total lockdown.  Neither of us have been outside the confines of the house and back garden, except once a week to put the bins out.  I think

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They say a week’s a long time in politics but it feels like a decade in a pandemic.   On 5th March 2020 Boris Johnson said “…perhaps you could take it on the

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So I bought a new phone last week.  I had the last one for about three years and it was perfectly serviceable except for battery life.  It was hardly making it ’til lunchtime.

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Neither of us are sick (touch wood) but we decided to self isolate a few days before it was advised because we both have the dreaded ‘underlying conditions’. When we started I imagined

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" Your grandparents were called to war. You’re being called to sit on your couch. You can do this. "