This year has been a succession of difficult days. Sheltering in place and social distancing, Self isolation and quarantines. We humans are a highly adaptable species: Evolving into mask-wearing, constantly hand washing beings. Written for August Writing Prompts 2020 Image courtesy Pixabay Featured image courtesy Unsplash Continue reading 16. Difficult Days
It is common practice to yearn for what has gone before and is no more. We seem to be indulging in this much more since the pandemic and lockdown etc. The blogosphere abounds with posts (mine included) yearning for the way things were before COVID-19. Although we have truly lost many things that we took for granted, the pandemic is not the first time that … Continue reading 28. The way things used to be.
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
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.
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
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 ?
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
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