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Post Pandemic Eating Out

Eating out, the biggest social activity of modern times was one of the things worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.Since march this year, most of the world has been in various states of lockdown  With businesses, schools and public gatherings all prohibited, we have been in a state of isolation for several months.   Now that bans are being lifted to various degrees,  eating out … Continue reading Post Pandemic Eating Out

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Social Bubbles For COVID-19

Yesterday I came across a report on some latest COVID-19 guidelines in the UK. Amid all the do’s and don’ts was a new(at least for me) term : Bubbles.A bubble is a group that you make with one other household/family during the current pandemic. The British report gives quite stringent guidance about who to include in your bubble and how to proceed once you have … Continue reading Social Bubbles For COVID-19

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Lifting the Lockdown too early ?

What happened to “Stay home,stay safe”? All over the world, there is a wave of lifting the restrictions imposed for curtailing the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic. In some countries who were the earliest to be affected by the virus, both infection rates and death rates seem to have been controlled. These countries have started easing restrictions on movement and economic activity. In other regions, infection rates are … Continue reading Lifting the Lockdown too early ?

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Blogging Insights # 26 — Celebrating Our Half Year Birthday

This is the 26th Blogging Insights post which makes today the series’ half year birthday or anniversary. I am finding it difficult to get over the fact that this first series that I have ever    run has lasted six months.     The Blogging Insights posts number twenty six in all, but the series has actually run for longer than that. In December I … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 26 — Celebrating Our Half Year Birthday

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8 Ways to deal with coronavirus/COVID-19 related anxiety & stress

The corona virus pandemic has the world in its grip. Lockdown, isolation  and curfew are words  you hear all the time. Routines are disrupted and lives are changing rapidly. Along with all the actual inconvenience, there is a feeling of panic. While recognising the gravity of the situation, we need to make sure that we don’t succumb to anxiety. Here are just a few suggestions … Continue reading 8 Ways to deal with coronavirus/COVID-19 related anxiety & stress

Wishful Thinking

Does this picture inspire you to write something? Image credit; Cheryl Holt @ Pixabay Wishful Thinking Two lovely little friends, ignorant of bias and prejudice, Walking through a world divided by differences of colour, race and gender. Man has charted the moon and harnessed technology. Yet has failed to stamp out discrimination, hatred & prejudice. I wish that by the time these little girls grow … Continue reading Wishful Thinking

Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name Part 2 — This, That, and The Other

This week’s edition of Blogging Insights from Dr. Tanya is a continuation of last week’s edition, where she asked if we use all or part of our actual names for our blogs or if we use pseudonyms. This week she’s asking about our blogs’ titles. She wants to know… Why did you choose your particular […] Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name Part 2 — … Continue reading Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name Part 2 — This, That, and The Other

Blogging Insights # 57 — Your Blog Title

Last week we discussed User Names so it follows quite naturally that we should be talking about Blog Titles this time. TODAY’S QUESTIONS: Why did you choose your particular blog title? Was their a reason behind it or was it just a random choice? Do you think that a catchy, “click bait type” title does better or is a blog name that indicates the general … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 57 — Your Blog Title

Birthday 2020 — A Solitary Candle

No colleagues arranged a surprise party in the Conference Room Everyone is working from home. No friends called round to take me partying, They’re all staying safe at home. There’s no family celebration with cake and crackers, So many are in quarantine and isolation. I am resigned to my fate As I blow out a solitary candle on a small cupcake. Maybe next year things … Continue reading Birthday 2020 — A Solitary Candle

Share Your World 16.11.2020

Melanie poses interesting questions every week. This time they are a little out of the ordinary and therefore more fun: Oddball Questions: Is cereal soup? Why or why not? Isn’t this a bit like asking, “Are apples oranges?” or , borrowing a line from Alice in Wonderland  , “Why is a raven like a writing desk?”Cereal and soup are both comfort food and both are … Continue reading Share Your World 16.11.2020

Blogging Insights- What’s in a name — Reblog from Keep it alive

Tanya is the host of this series TODAY’S QUESTIONS:  Do you use your own name for blogging? I don’t use my name for blogging. The name of my blog is keep it alive and I use a pseudonym, Sadje as my moniker. If you use a pseudonym, what are your reasons for this, and what […] Blogging Insights- What’s in a name — Keep it alive Continue reading Blogging Insights- What’s in a name — Reblog from Keep it alive

Blogging Insights Into Identity — reblog from sparksfromacombustiblemind

https://saltedcaramel670.wordpress.com/2020/11/23/blogging-insights-56-your-user-name/ Dr. Tanya is our hostess for “Blogging Insights”.  She writes:  “The name that you blog under is the calling card which introduces you to bloggers and readers across the globe. Some bloggers use their first name and some use their full name. Others prefer to keep their identity unknown, blogging under a cool made […] Blogging Insights Into Identity — sparksfromacombustiblemind Continue reading Blogging Insights Into Identity — reblog from sparksfromacombustiblemind

Blogging Insights #56: Your User Name — Reblog

Originally posted on Our Other Blog: Two Sisters and Two Points of View:
Today, Dr Tanya at Salted Caramel asks us about our user names. TODAY’S QUESTIONS: Do you use your own name for blogging? I don’ t use my own name as part of our blog title but it is visible on both of them. I have a Gravatar profile in the sidebar which… Continue reading Blogging Insights #56: Your User Name — Reblog

Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name? — Reblog from This, That, and The Other

For this week’s edition of Blogging Insights, Dr. Tanya is interested in names. She writes, “The name that you blog under is the calling card which introduces you to bloggers and readers across the globe. Some bloggers use their first name and some use their full name. Others prefer to keep their identity unknown, blogging […] Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name? — This, That, … Continue reading Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name? — Reblog from This, That, and The Other