Day 43 – Reflections on Lock-Down

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Since lock-down started we have shifted to a world of virtual entertainment.  You will have read some of the things I have been to including, Tom Brace’s Big Fat Isolation Quiz, Majk Stokes’s Album Launch, Mr Swallow: Houdini show, with … Continued

Day 42 – Reflections on Lock-Down

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This morning, my routine was all over the place.  Following Chi Gong, I listened to myself on the radio, reading out Days 1 – 7 blogs. Despite, reading them all and playing them numerous times, it was actually really great … Continued

Day 41 – Reflections on Lock-Down

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Today my neighbour Jan, sent me details from Historic Scotland Facebook page about Mayday and the ancient Celtic festival of Beltane.  This, I guess, was spurred on from my blog a few days ago about Beltane.  The article describes that … Continued

Day 40 – Reflections on Lock-Down

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On my walk this afternoon, I was thinking about the significance that we are not 40 days on lock-down.  Although I am not a christian, I am aware that Jesus spent 40 day and 40 nights in the desert.  I … Continued

Day 38 – Reflections on Lock-Down

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Today is Beltane, the ancient Gaelic (pagan) tradition in celebrating half way between Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice.  It is when Spring is at it’s peak, the days are getting longer and warmer, and the first signs of summer are … Continued

Day 37 – Reflections on Lock-Down

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Today I learnt something knew – I live in Leith! For those who don’t know Edinburgh, from 1833 to 1920, Leith was an independent burgh and, on Leith Walk, it’s boundary with Edinburgh lay at Pilrig. Yesterday, I wrote in … Continued

Day 36 – Reflections on Lock-Down

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After sleeping in yesterday nearly missing Chi Gong, I got my 4th Alarm Clock out.  This Alarm Clock is used as a back-up and only used for special occasions, like if I am catching an early morning train and worried … Continued

Day 34 – Reflections on Lock-Down

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Today, I have been feeling an uncomfortable feeling all day.  It is still there.  Is it the feeling of something is missing?  Is it the feeling of the empty space?  I don’t know. I think it is a mixture of … Continued