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Blog post by Laura Stringer

Lest We Forget – The Positives of the PandemicLaura Stringer Looking back at photos of Christmas 2019 feels like looking back at a bygone era…

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Blog post by Julia Shay

Eynsham Lockdown 2 DiaryNovember 2020 I haven’t entered a contribution (other than photographic) to the Eynsham Lockdown blog before – kept hoping that it would…

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Blog post by Sarah Medina

When? And so we waitAnd the clock ticksTime going backwardsAnd yetThe children grow olderAnd the old become frailerAnd we, weWring our handsAnd wonderWhen, whenWill this…

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Blog post by Rick Taylor

A Covid Cinquain Covid: is it over? Not yet, apparently— there are still major restrictions. Bother! Face masks must still be worn in shops and…

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Blog post by Anon.

When I put on a mask When I put on a mask,I put on two masks.The invisible mask hides(or attempts to)the constant pain and fatigue…

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Blog post by Jane Spiro

Withig ford: the ford by the willows The echo in the valley pads behind me, stopping when I do, urging on when I do. It…

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Blog post by Sarah Medina

Masks: a haiku Multiple masksfor granddaughters’ darling faces.Get thee away, Plague!

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Blog post by John Daniel

Back to normal People have stopped saying “Hi!” and “Hullo!” and “Lovely Day!” Strangers greeting each other, leisurely walking or pedalling on bikes during lock-down….

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Blog post by Jane Spiro

Flight home A nest not to confine and tie but a branch from which to fly I wrote at 17, imagining what home might be…

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Blog post by Lucy Badger

Vanity of vanities; all is vanity …. even in lockdown ‘Twas the eleventh of March I was last shorn Hair dyed too on that early…

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