Freeze.

Another day in.

Been anywhere nice?

I went up the greenhouse, poked at some seeds, sewed some more just in case knowing they’ll all come at once again but you never know…

Laundry basket was over flowing again so I rammed another wash in the machine.

Bumble bees were ginormous in the garden, did you know they were queens? I didn’t. Evie read somewhere that you only see the queens this time of year. These ones are black with red fluffy bottoms, I have no idea how they manage to fly being so huge.

The police helicopter has been hovering too above the houses for an hour this afternoon, the scream of police sirens in the distance made it all feel quite normal (well for the area I live in it did).

The week before I fell ill and the subsequent lock-down, I couldn’t concentrate, I couldn’t function, I felt I was frozen, like you do when faced with a big task but you have no idea where to start so you just sit there, frozen. I had lots to do but I just couldn’t knuckle down, I was restless and annoyed with everything. The news made me scared, now the death numbers become a daily thing and the news has done a full u-turn and is trying to remind us that these are people.

And now I am again, frozen to the washing basket.

Darks or whites first?

Posted on April 16, 2020, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. You need to be able to go out. I think we forget the toll being in lockdown takes. What the h is that helicopter looking for? That’s oppressive too. Go well. Keep drawing. I hope it’s helping. I’m clapping for you tonight and all the heroes staying at home at risk to their health and happiness to protect others. N

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  2. “I have no idea how they manage to fly being so huge.”

    Neither had Ludwig Prandtl. He long maintained it was impossible. 😉

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