Tag: pandemic

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Cd8/Lockdown5  c.19,522/1,228  Last week came and went like a blur. All days rolled into one and though I didn’t miss a single lesson nor a single minute of any lesson, I couldn’t really tell you what I did with them. I know that I…

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Lockdown#1  c.8,777/422  It did escalate. It escalates every day and now we are in lockdown.  Today I taught Shakespeare from my home study: the characters of Richard III read by my students across 6 different countries while my own kids did their own work…

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c.6500/335  Nature carries on and the sun shines as if the world is smiling. I heard a good one today:  Maybe humans are the virus and corona is the antidote.  It would be difficult for any of us to argue with that.  So people…

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c.4145/233  The world has changed. There is no denying it now and it feels like it must have felt during times of conflict and national tragedy. It’s no so much the virus that we fear but the changes we’re being forced to undertake.  The…

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c.2626/104 (the number of cases is thought to be ten times this)  Each day when I wake I have that three seconds of blissful innocence where anything is possible. If only we could live in those moments. All too soon reality comes crashing down…

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c.2000/71  I walked past a little less traffic this morning and the Tuesday market on the high street was a sorry state of affairs with only the Jesus tent and the fishmonger bothering to turn up. 71 dead of the virus in this country…