5 Things Tuesday — 5 Life lessons you have learned during the lockdown.

5 Life lessons I have learned during the lockdown : Life would be impossible without the internet. I guess the web has been a lifeline during the pandemic. Having a tidy living space is really important. Sometimes it is good to just sit and do nothing. Re-visiting old favourites is fun. Re-reading books you have enjoyed before or watching favourite movies was a good pastime … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Life lessons you have learned during the lockdown.

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Blogging Insights — Year of the Pandemic

TODAY’S QUESTION How do you think this pandemic year has been for blogging in general and your blog in particular? MY ANSWER It has been a little over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world in March 2020. The lockdowns and social distancing and the disease and fatalities that followed changed the world forever. My blog was a lifeline during this time. In … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Year of the Pandemic

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Blogging Insights — WordPress Pandemic Performance

We keep griping about WordPress whenever we get the chance. Today let’s try and evaluate how it has behaved in this past Year of the Pandemic. TODAY’S QUESTION How satisfied (or not) are you with WordPress during the pandemic? MY ANSWER I can say without exaggeration that WordPress has been a lifesaver during the Pandemic. In a year of lockdown and isolation it has served … Continue reading Blogging Insights — WordPress Pandemic Performance

Pandemic Dilemma

Does this picture inspire you to write something? Image credit; Phmaxiestevez @ Pixabay (For the visually challenged reader, the image shows a young woman looking out the glass pane of a partially open door, with an indecipherable expression) A Pandemic Dilemma “I’m dying to see my friends! Seeing them on video chats is just not the same as hanging out. Can I take the risk … Continue reading Pandemic Dilemma

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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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28. The way things used to be.

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.

Lynn’s Tuesday Picture Prompt – Week 6 — justabitfurther

Let the bells ring out loud and clear – Week 6 is finally here. Art(including pictures and images) should evoke an emotional response in those who are viewing them. That’s why art can leave such a long lasting and poignant imprint within the depths of our psyche Your challenge or writing prompt is this: what […] via Lynn’s Tuesday Picture Prompt – Week 6 — justabitfurther … Continue reading Lynn’s Tuesday Picture Prompt – Week 6 — justabitfurther

A mouse makes merry in the pandemic.

Welcome back to another Monday prompt. 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. I will try to reblog your response on my blog. There is no limit to words or format but keep it family-friendly. […] via What do you see # 39 – 20 July … Continue reading A mouse makes merry in the pandemic.

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Is It Time To Mask Up Or?

As part of his 24 hour Blog Question Directory, Rory, A Guy Called Bloke, asks us two very practical questions: 1.Are you currently wearing face masks when you go out into public wherever you are in the world? In my part of the world, Pakistan, it is mandatory to wear masks in public places, offices and shops. All public places like banks and all businesses … Continue reading Is It Time To Mask Up Or?