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of the times

In the last weeks of work at the Project Sulfur offices, there had been so many government announcements the inadvisability of various travel things and outright bans of other travel things that it was hard to keep up. I was … Continue reading

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greenening

Because I am an optimist, yesterday I planted seeds in an attempt to not go to the store every (what seems like) five minutes for baby spinach and rocket. Anything to avoid grocery shopping which we’ve been doing rather a … Continue reading

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burn the headset

Holy Goodness. This new reality will take a while to become accustomed to. As expected, SML is now fully remote. This happened quite rapidly so there wasn’t a huge amount of time to adjust. The biggest difference? Meetings that seemed … Continue reading

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and made a giant pot of baked beans

I imagine much like most of you, I spent the weekend reading endless coronavirus newsfeeds and attempting to make some preparations for future life indoors. Forced closure of gyms, pubs, restaurants and similar establishments was announced late last night and … Continue reading

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but what does it do?

When we last left glass making, I was in a two week waiting period and kind of agonising over the outcome. Thoughts snuck up on me in the small hours – you know the type – that I should have … Continue reading

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adventures in gardening: 903457^8743

A couple of weeks ago I was at SML HQ for a meeting which delightfully coincided with a visit from the plant maintenance man. As well as the usual watering and picking off dead leaves, he was ruthlessly pruning a … Continue reading

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pandemonium

Late yesterday afternoon the government advised everyone to reconsider their need for overseas travel. We’re now at > 60% likelihood of cancelling our trip to see Joan in early April. Fortunately everyone appears to be increasingly generous with their cancellation … Continue reading

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first day of the rest of the whatevs

I made a vow to myself that I would say away from coronavirus live news updates today. It’s now past 9pm and I’ve thus far managed to avoid that particular time suck. Buoyed by the unexpected success of my RAM … Continue reading

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60before60: #08 make something from resin – part two

I had very good intentions of attacking some of the mountain of craft projects today. Instead I’ve been sitting at various devices watching coronavirus updates and doing housework. This is the beauty of going elsewhere to craft – minimal real-life … Continue reading

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little cuts everywhere

I spent the majority of my last two Saturdays attending an intermediate level art glass class. I still have no huge interest in glass, but I enjoyed the beginners class and thought it might be fun to stretch myself. Nine … Continue reading

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