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This has felt like a longer week than last—the world has slowed down and we’ve all come to a rude halt.
The grief has begun—grief about our loss of choice, our loss of freedom, our loss of movement, our separation from those whom we love.
Continue reading And so, we wait
Jellycat giant bunny with his Burns Brian May guitar
While I’m working from home, I’ve set myself a challenge to have Isaac’s giant Jellycat bunny do something different each day in the background of my video conferencing calls.
So far he’s:
Played an Ovation electro-acoustic guitar. Played a PRS electro-acoustic guitar . Played a Burns Brian May electric guitar (two days in a row because… it’s a Burn Brian May electric guitar!) Sat on his own, just enjoying his own company.
Tomorrow… I expect he’ll be playing a different model of guitar.
There is a business analyst saying that “If you don’t measure it, you can’t control it”.
With it looking ever more likely that the UK would soon lock down, on Sunday afternoon, I removed all the food from my cupboards, my fridge and freezer and have recorded it in
Trello. Continue reading Tracking my food in Trello
Grover Podcasts is an excellent app for Windows 10
Over the last year, I’ve had a 45–60 minutes commute each morning. and evening. A perfect opportunity to catch up with podcasts.
Over the last year, these have been my favourite podcasts:
The Chernobyl Podcast Edgelands Death in Ice Valley How to Invent a Country 13 Minutes to the Moon Dying for Sex
I expect you should be able to find them on your podcasting application of choice (mine is the free to use
PocketCasts for Android). Continue reading Podcasts
On a day when the Scottish Government has made it very clear that
life should not feel normal right now, the street in which I live has felt the busiest I’ve ever seen it with people walking in and out of the cul-de-sac, driving in and out, drivers in loud cars heading to the local racetrack.
The Scottish first minister has said that the stricter new measures of
social distancing and self-isolation that have been put in place prevent the spread of Covid-19 should not be considered optional. Continue reading Stay at home