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Lockdown learning: #14 of 14 Life and death

The last in a short series of 2 minute observations… For me the lockdown has been like a magnifying glass poring over life and death. I have been encouraged to look more closely at what life is and is not really about and it has highlighted death on a dally basis. Neither of these things …

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Lockdown learning: #11 Choices and consequences

A short series of 2 minute observations… I like having choices… but not always the consequences! As we hit week 14 of lockdown I am reminded of how what seem like local choices that have led to our current situation. How does hygiene in a Chinese market come to have such a profound impact on …

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Lockdown learning: #9 Freedom is …what exactly?

A short series of 2 minute¬†observations… How are you feeling? We are living with a lot of restrictions on our way of life at the moment. They arrived all of a sudden. Pubs, restaurants and coffee shops have closed. Public transport is largely deserted. Travel abroad or overnight stays are nearly impossible. Sport is highly …

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Lockdown learning: #8 Marriage glue

A short series of 2 minute observations The lockdown has put a lot of pressure on households. We are seeing a lot more of whoever it is we are living with. Sadly, we are at our most unguarded with those who know us well and so we are often cruel as well as kind – …

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Lockdown learning: #7 Trial and error

  A short series of 2 minute observations… What have you got up to in the ‘free’ time that you have had in lockdown because you are not seeing people, going shopping, travelling or eating or drinking out? Maybe you have used it do some DIY, go cycling, do jigsaws or crafts or maybe you …

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