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Growing Old – Easing Lockdown. 49

Today on May 2cnd the 49th day of our Lock Down we were finally allowed outside for 1 hr to take a walk or exercise! To celebrate the sun was shining once again for the second day, having just come home the exhilaration felt for this new found freedom after 6 weeks is still with […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 48

Happy Beltane (Beltain) the Gaelic May Day festival, today May 1st around the world it is celebrated as the first day of summer, so today we have a Fiesta, a day when everything closes. Things are a little different this year as there is not much open to close! It is often seen too as […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 47

Confusion reigns this morning as we were told a few days back that elderly people would be allowed outside for an hour starting 1st May, with maybe restrictions before 2pm whilst children would be allowed out after 2 pm. Now we hear everyone will be allowed out for 1 hr exercise from the 2cnd with […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 46

I woke up quite bright this morning with the sun shining through the window, after showering and pottering around singing, humming and generally bright, I then came to the computer realising how sensitive I am to the news around me. As I have said before I don’t watch news I only see headlines on my […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 45

Since finding out that we may be able to leave our homes in the next few days a tiredness has come over me, it feels like I need to summon the energy for that last final push. The body seems to be relaxing and I can feel where I have been holding tensions, which is […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 44

2020 seems to have been a roller coaster with the whole year so far living in un-certainty, we watched in the first few weeks as the whole of China were in face masks and waiting to see whether they could contain the virus. By January 22 it had spread to Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Thailand, […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 43

Today besides hearing the sounds of small children outside for the first time, we finally woke to some positive news, last night the government announced that “If the evolution of the pandemic keeps moving in a positive manner, starting on May 2 outings will be allowed for individual activity and for walks with the people […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 42

Today feels like we are waiting for the Apocalypse to arrive, don’t ask me why, it’s just such a heavy atmosphere again, gloomy outside and dark inside with everything seeming to be hard work. I guess we have to expect these days and feelings as they come but I do wonder what is going on, […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 41

I have a book that was published in 1990 in the UK called “50 simple things you can do to save the Earth” I often pick it up but the sad fact is that nothing has changed, the same book is as relevant today as it was then. Having been a little bit of an […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 40

Well here we are on Day 40 of a lock down, it sounds kind of Biblical! as the world has never experienced this before. It has to be said that I am not a religious person so I decided to look it up, the Number 40 is mentioned 146 times in Scripture, the book of […]