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Life in Lessening Lockdown

We’re no longer in hibernation, though the weather doesn’t seem to have been told. It almost *whisper it* feels like we’re back to normal. Though who knows what will happen with the variants currently Of Concern. I’m just looking forward to finally getting at least the first dose of my vaccination. It might be soon… Continue reading Life in Lessening Lockdown

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Life in Isolation: The Return of Lockdown

Every year, I’ve always wanted to be able to go into hibernation from about the end of October until about Easter-time, with a foray into the world for festive feasting about Christmas/New Year. This year, I suppose I’ll get a taste of it, with this new lockdown. In theory, it’s just for a month, until… Continue reading Life in Isolation: The Return of Lockdown

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Life in Isolation: Thinking About Christmas and Raspberry Cakes

I had planned, this weekend, to make a Christmas cake. They’re best made early, to mature. But, given the current Covid-situation, I’ve decided to work on the basis that we probably won’t go home for Christmas. It seems safest to plan for that since we’re in a Tier 2 area. That way Christmas plans won’t… Continue reading Life in Isolation: Thinking About Christmas and Raspberry Cakes

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Life in Isolation: Returning to Work

I’ve been home, working or on furlough, for four months now. Currently, we’re on “flexible furlough”, which means we can work part-time and receive furlough-pay for the rest. It doesn’t look like our offices will open up again any time soon. This doesn’t bother me all that much: it’s no secret that I like working… Continue reading Life in Isolation: Returning to Work