My Covid Diary – 21st March 2020
What a week
I woke up this morning at 5am as the birds started calling, thinking about how I should chop up the peppers to freeze them so they don’t go to waste.
It’s hard even to know where to start.
What a week.
For us all.
I spent most of last weekend reading and … Read more
Covid diaries from around the world – 20th March 2020
I want to know
I’m a bugger for it. I want to know how this virus really is for people living with it day to day all everywhere so I got in touch with friends and asked:
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How are things with you? How’s the virus situation over where you are? I want to write
Stories to De-isolate
Last week I wrote about how we are going to relationships therapy.
Why write about something so personal?
The answer came from Martin Sheen who was talking about his political and social work during his interview on the podcast ‘On Being’ and said that stories ‘de-isolate’. He talked about how through his film work … Read more
On reading Nikita Gill
Oh! What a relief
To find myself,
Reflected back at me
Without the corsets
Of manned constraints,
Unlaced to let me breath.
I can freely exhale
My own experience
Reflected back at me.
All those years at school learning the lines of … Read more
I know it is sometimes tricky coming to or getting involved with something which you see as ‘for women’ but it’s what we women have been doing for years, … Read more
I’ve just read a book I couldn’t put down, one that I think will change lives.
Clare Best writes the story of her dad’s dying. She weaves together her reflections on the visits, coping with his deteriorating health as cancer takes hold, the clips from the audio he asked her to record and her transcripts … Read more