Life altered suddenly, with us all needing time to adjust, I could have done with another week before the curtain came down …
|I'm sure many of you know -|
my mother's favourite flowers
… but I’m lucky I am self-sufficient and have plenty of self-plans … friends to talk to, and I believe some blog posts to write about … exhibitions and places I’ve visited …
|South Downs to the west of|
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Mothering Sunday – I see I wrote what I think is rather a good post 8 years ago – the last year my mother was alive … which I’ll link at the end of this one … (nothing like blowing my own trumpet!) …
Down here at the coast in Eastbourne we have woken up to at least some sun – but boy is it cold – an easterly wind.
|Anticyclone Hartmut - satellite view of Europe, incl|
Great Britain and Ireland, under the lines of the strong
cold wave - 27 Feb 2018
When I was in Canada for that year (late 2017 – late 2018) … two ‘Beasts from the East’ occurred … so glad I wasn’t here – the Canadian winter was relatively mild that year!
A couple of things came to mind today … one was time – most of us self-isolating are going to have more time on our hands – so take longer to do things and adjust your daily routine … the day will pass more easily …
|Beautiful crocii (c/o Thompson and |
Morgan - plant merchants)
Second was ‘noise’ … ie social media … I’m lucky I don’t get distracted by it – and won’t look most of the time … unless I’m in quizzy mode.
|Social Media Noise|
- c/o RxView Blog
But if you can stay away from it and not listen to others – thus not getting involved or making yourself anxious, unless it’s a government directive, or more importantly a scientific expert, then so much the better …
I do hope everyone is as safe and as well as they can be … while as my blog says … stay positive – so many others are much worse off than we are.
With thoughts and peace for this Mothering Sunday …
My post of eight years ago: Mothering Sunday – the Hilaria festivals ofthe Vernal Equinox to honour Cybele …
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