I began writing this blog in the summer last year, little expecting it would turn out to be what it became. Which was something quite magical, and which taught me at least one valuable lesson: that true happiness is often achieved through being happy with what you have - and perhaps not continually striving for … Continue reading Move over to the legs!
Des's Story: The process is so well regulated, and I don’t get the sense they’re completely baffled about what to do.
Jim's Story: I think it’s wonderful that they all took notice, I couldn’t believe it.
Abi's Story: But things like the village leaving flowers on my doorstep? Hell yeah, that made such a difference to me.
Alan's Story: Mary and I met when I was... probably sixteen? I guess we’ve now been together more than sixty years.
Elise's Story: We're a strange bunch really. We do fit in but we're always... we're not rural, we're not second homers, who are we?
John's Story: Sadly, I think that the opera I knew won't exist post Covid. No more spending £5 million on a new production of just four or five shows.
Juno's Story: I was on a ward that was eerily quiet, with every person I saw wearing full PPE. So I was really touched when a nurse took her mask off at the doorway so that I could see just one person's face.
Sarah's Story: Lockdown has made me stronger. I've always been a person who'd say yes to everything, but now I've also learnt the benefits of saying no.
Vickey's Story: Covid has also been a complete leveller. It's out to get everybody but it's also out to show us how we've got to live: more fairly, more justly and in a more community-based way.