Category: Family

What do / did you do as a family during the pandemic? Is / Was it very different to normal? If so, in what ways? What is / was it like living together during lockdown?

Posted in Comfort and support Family Love and friendship Our village community Reflections

Blog post by Jess Horwood

An update to my 2 July post “A Lockdown Pregnancy” We arrived at the delivery suite at the John Radcliffe hospital late on a Saturday…

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Posted in Comfort and support Exercise & fitness Family Nature & garden

Blog post by Anon.

Before the lockdown, I always wanted to explore Eynsham with my husband and two children. We had lived here 5 years but hadn’t realised what beautiful…

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Posted in Arts and crafts Family Love and friendship Poetry

Blog post by Sarah Medina

Masks: a haiku Multiple masksfor granddaughters’ darling faces.Get thee away, Plague! (See photo of multiple face masks made for my granddaughters in the Gallery.)

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Posted in Comfort and support Family Fiction Fun and humour Pets and animals

Blog post by ladylarfalot

Ruminations of Pilot the Pooch (19) Everything seems to be going back to how it was before this virus thingy frightened everybody. Dad is as…

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Blog post by ladylarfalot

Ruminations of Pilot the Pooch (18) A miracle happened this week! We were all suffering from the heat – me included.¬†Not my usual jolly self…

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Blog post by ladylarfalot

Ruminations of Pilot the Pooch (17) Dad is an electrician – has his own business. He says everyone cancelled jobs before lockdown, now they want…

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Posted in Family Fiction Fun and humour Leisure Pets and animals

Blog post by ladylarfalot

Ruminations of Pilot the Pooch (16) I don’t know, I slave away looking after my family, making ’em laugh, cheering ’em up, taking ’em for…

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Posted in Exercise & fitness Family Fiction Fun and humour Nature & garden Pets and animals

Blog post by ladylarfalot

Ruminations of Pilot the Pooch (15) A week or so ago, we all went to the seaside, but the beaches were so crowded, Dad drove…

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Blog post by ladylarfalot

Ruminations of Pilot the Pooch (14) Gran Taylor does’t like our next-door neighbour with the ‘orrible cat – calls him Cod’s-head, which makes everyone laugh.¬†Anyway,…

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Blog post by Lucy Badger

Eynsham Lockdown Caterpillar During Lockdown a caterpillar has appeared on the woodland walk around the ancient Fish Ponds! A brightly coloured stone caterpillar which children…

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