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5 Things You Enjoyed Doing During the Lockdown

The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” If you participate in a post of your own please tag it #5things. Here is my contribution to this week’s 5 Things :   TV My family and I love … Continue reading 5 Things You Enjoyed Doing During the Lockdown

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5 things Tuesday – 5 Things You Missed During the Lockdown.

The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” If you participate in a post of your own please tag it #5things. Here is my contribution to this week’s 5 Things : 5 Things You Missed During the lockdown. … Continue reading 5 things Tuesday – 5 Things You Missed During the Lockdown.

Blogging Insights # 31 – Posts about the Pandemic

Posts about the pandemic feature prominently on many (if not most) blogs these days. Blogs by definition are chronicles of the lives and views of their authors and the world around them. It is no wonder that the pandemic features prominently in many (if not most) posts today.    Articles and posts about corona virus/COVID-19 could be seen dotted about the internet since the beginning of this … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 31 – Posts about the Pandemic

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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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Topical Tropical Trinity

Topical Tropical Trinity Season 1 – Week 4 Question Fun Directory I am terribly late for this challenge which Rory posted on 29th March, but to re-use that well-worn cliche “better late than never”    Q.1 Have you ever thought of starting a journal – as in NOT by computer – but by hand – like an old fashioned written one? Cagedunn To Journal, or … Continue reading Topical Tropical Trinity

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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