Silly Saturday In Isolation

Are you self isolating, or worse, are you stuck at home with your family for two weeks?
Here are handy hints for making the most of your time and discovering more about yourself … and your home.

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1. Sort out your drawers, find the leaflets for those shows and concerts you wanted to see – in 2011. And if you have any 2020 leaflets you can throw them out as well – those great events you wanted to go to will all be cancelled.

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2. Catch up with the five years’ worth of that magazine you subscribed to.
3. Turn out your cupboards and sell everything on ebay.
4. Following on from Three, you now have plenty of space and some spare money. Go on line for some shopping therapy and buy lots more things you don’t need.
5. Making cup cakes seems to be popular with parents forced to look after their own children. Alas, you can’t invite anyone round to eat them.
6. Get out your old sewing machine and make yourself a Corona proof suit.
7. Do some gardening, at least the birds are still visiting you.

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8. Dust and rearrange your ornaments if you haven’t already sold them on ebay.
9. Have a teddy bears’ picnic in your front room; they are your only real friends now.

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10. If you are still bored, call out the fire brigade; at least you will have something to see in the empty street outside when you look out the window.
11. Follow on line Pilates and every motivational exercise programme you can find.
12. Catch up with the ironing or teach yourself how to iron.
13. Take up knitting or crochet and make face masks.
14. Go in the garage or shed and gather up all the old paint tins. Create a mural in the room of your choice.

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15. Make your own youtube videos on fourteen ways to occupy yourself in isolation.

23 thoughts on “Silly Saturday In Isolation

    1. They’ll show up. The wee beasties of field and fen are not accustomed to change, (a bit like us humans) so it takes ’em a while to realise that the humans have retreated, and the empty spaces are theirs again. 🙂

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  1. Ahem. May I humbly suggest you eschew No.10 and substitute ‘Put anything you can’t sell on ebay on the footpath outside and make a youtube video of your recalcitrant neighbours rummaging through the pile.’ (Usual funny stuff from you, Janet 🙂 )

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      1. I’m torn when it comes to throwing stuff away – when we go in a museum and see a bill from 200 years ago we think it’s interesting… are we throwing history away?

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