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Day 7 – Tuesday 24th March 2020

For the first day of general lockdown the street outside my window was pretty busy. I saw several people make multiple journeys, and quite a lot of others taking their exercise on the green. More than I usually see when I’m working at home (I tend to look out the window when I’m on conference […]

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Day 6 – Monday 23rd March 2020

Today was my first day back at work after almost a fortnight off sick. One of the things I read this morning was the NwSpk guide to remote working. Someone had suggested that we run a virtual workshop. While I’ve lost count of the number of workshops I’ve run over the decades I’ve always shied […]

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Day 5 – Sunday 22nd March 2020 Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day, so we started with Lucy getting upset that Alexander wasn’t doing exactly what she wanted to follow her Mother’s Day plan. While she complained loudly about it Alexander got on with making his mum a cup of tea in the biggest cup he could find. It was a two tea bag […]

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Day 4 – Saturday 21st March 2020

Today was our first non work day of self isolation. Even only a few days in it’s a hard gear shift. There’s not the usual work/life delineation. Both my wife and I work from home now and again, but the bulk of our work is in the office (or on a hospital ward in my […]

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Day 3 – Friday 20 March

My family have been self isolating since my daughter woke up with a cough on Wednesday morning. I’m pretty sure she’s just got a cold and not Covid-19, but the advice is that she needs to stay away from other people for seven days and the rest of us for 14. So that’s what we’re […]