Posts Tagged: life in lockdown

Things to keep after lockdown

As we approach the anniversary of the country entering lockdown, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on the past year. The opening words of ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ spring to mind; “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was… Read more »

The stopped clock: a symptom of life slowing down

The kitchen clock has stopped at quarter to nine. It’s been like that for about three days now (or is it four? Can anyone remember?). It’s only since it stopped that I’ve noticed how often I look at that clock. But of course, these days, time is stretching and has less meaning than ever. Which… Read more »