COVID DIARY: DAY 26 Cobwebs

The problem with taking time off from work or studying is the build up of cobwebs in the mind. The cobwebs are figuratively the blockages that prevent the free flow of thoughts and ideas. It’s that wooliness you experience when you get back to whatever it is you do. You start procrastinating and finding useless […]

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COVID DIARY: DAY 24 Missi Roti

Posting a little later than usual today on account of some serious heartburn. That’s possibly down to all the fine foods I consumed this evening. It started with my wife making missi roti, something that her grandma used to make for her when she was a kid. It’s a blend of gram flour and chapatti […]

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COVID DIARY: DAY 21

The lockdown continues. The UK government has decided that it is still too soon to ease up on the lockdown and risk another spike in infections. Three weeks so far in isolation. It’s been a fairly boring day. I spent an hour working out. Yoga with Adriene and then Tai Chi with Jet Li (yes, […]

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COVID DIARY: DAY 20

How do you make a scene more sad? A question my daughter asked me today. There’s three ways of going about it. The first is to create a sombre situation. Boring! Next is creating an atmosphere that amplifies what is happening in the scene. Overcast skies, maybe a little rain. Wind blowing mournfully through the […]

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