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Second Lockdown

On November 4th we entered the second lockdown. As South Yorkshire was already in tier three I thought this would not make a great deal of difference. But with non essential shops closed, it did make a depressing feel for … Continue reading

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Second Wave

South Yorkshire was moved from tier 2 to tier 3 – the highest level – last week. Lockdown without the lockdown Schools kept open, allowing bubbles to pop to mix and spread the disease all the way back home. It’s … Continue reading

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More painting

I am finding painting to be theraputic and relaxing. Whether it’s painting things – like wood for the bench – or a picture – acrylic on canvas – I find it very satisfying. I totally dismantled our old bench and … Continue reading

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August part three – the garden

The front garden is looking fairly good. When we came out of Morrisons (after looking for Lamb and buying salmon) we noticed a rather good outdoor plant sale where we bought a few colourful bits to brighten up the raised … Continue reading

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August part two – at home

We used to like going out for a meal.  Even before the Pandemic lockdown, we had stopped having steak when we went out because a, it’s expensive and b, it is a bit random/hit and miss what will be served … Continue reading

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August 2nd to 8th, 2020 Conisborough, Bramwith and Manvers

Just a little blog of what we have been up to. We went to Conisborough, intending to look at the viaduct. It was too challenging to make the walk to the bottom, but we had a wwalk across (onto) the … Continue reading

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Isolation/shielding Day 124

I’m not really shielding now. We have masks. I went  shopping with my daughter. Most people are not wearing masks. The procedures for going into and around shops is fairly well organised and most people are keeping the 2 metre … Continue reading

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Back Garden

July 12th The lawn grass has been killed off. The decking has been removed. So for the rest of the summer we have no “garden”. This is just a temporary situation as we are going to grass all the area. … Continue reading

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Back to Normal. What Normal?

Well the shops are open, but I haven’t been. The pubs and restaurants are opening next weekend, but I won’t be going anytime soon. We thought about having a Chinese take away. It was only a thought though. Learning to … Continue reading

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Bubble

As part of the easing of restrictions, single person households can combine with another household and form a “bubble”. As my daughter is classed as a single person household, she and her children will be allowed to come and visit … Continue reading

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