Blogging Insights # 23 — Blogging during the Pandemic

The Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemichas changed life as we knew it. The new routines and new norms have changed every aspect of our lives. Today we explore how this crisis has affected our blogging/writing. QUESTIONS 1.How has the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic affected your blogging ? Are you posting more or less than you used to? 2.What is the tone of your posts these days, happy, sad , serious, … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 23 — Blogging during the Pandemic

My Books–My Friends in Social Distancing What do you see # 23 -– 30.3.2020

Dear friends, I will post a new challenge at 12:00 am PST, every Monday morning. Rules; You can write a post on your blog and create a pingback to link to the original post. Write an original story, poem or a caption. You have six days to respond to the Prompt. I will try to […] via What do you see # 23 – 30th March, … Continue reading My Books–My Friends in Social Distancing What do you see # 23 -– 30.3.2020

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Working from home and caring for children during Coronavirus/COVID-19 lockdown-Some Easy Tips & Tricks

Caring for kids at home during the lockdown with public places and activities closed is quite a challenge. Working from home during the lockdown is again quite a challenge if you are not used to doing it. Putting the two together is like putting two explosive chemicals in a test tube and waiting for the bang. What can you do to avert the explosion? How … Continue reading Working from home and caring for children during Coronavirus/COVID-19 lockdown-Some Easy Tips & Tricks

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Unsung Heroes of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Battleground

Yesterday, Thursday, 26th March, at 4pm, millions of Britons joined a Clap for Carers movement initiated by a Dutch woman, Annemarie Plas in South London. They clapped , banged on makeshift drums and displayed banners outside their homes to show support and appreciation for the hundreds of doctors, nurses and other health-care workers wo risk their lives every day in the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. You can … Continue reading Unsung Heroes of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Battleground

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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

One Liner Wednesday 25th March 2020

“Every crisis is an opportunity” -source unknown. Someone said this to me today in the context of the lockdown. I think I am going to adopt this as my motto, buzz word, catch-phrase, whatever (you get me). So be prepared to see it displayed on my blog ad nauseum.   written for One Liner Wednesday, a prompt created by lindag.hill Continue reading One Liner Wednesday 25th March 2020

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My Goals During the Covid 19 Lockdown

Last night, the government announced a two week lockdown in our city. Although there were Covid 19 positive patients in other provinces as early as a month ago, our province got the infection a couple of weeks later.Many are saying that the lockdown in our city Lahore has come two weeks two late but I think, “Better late than never”. It has been my habit … Continue reading My Goals During the Covid 19 Lockdown

Share Your World 3-9-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind

I will post four or five different questions each week for you to answer. There are two ways which you can participate. Create a SYW post. Then post the link to your blog in my comment box or leave your answers in the comments box of my blog. To make it easy for others to […] via Share Your World 3-9-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind Questions: Are you … Continue reading Share Your World 3-9-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind