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The positive impact of social distancing

I am teetering on the brink of taking up ornithology. This, my friends, is what social distancing / life in lockdown has done to me. I’m finding the greatest pleasure from the simplest things and if there’s one thing I’m really enjoying, it’s birdsong and the dawn chorus.

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Coronavirus baby boom? It won’t happen.

The first news reports of a Coronavirus baby boom emerged from China. As the virus spread to Europe, similar news reports of a mass, socially distanced shagfest have appeared over here. I can’t be alone in thinking this is a ridiculous idea.

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Lockdown hacks from Dr Tony Ortega

With terrifying speed, much of the world’s population is either socially distancing or living in total lockdown because of Covid-19. For many of us, this means the entire family living and working form home while homeschooling children. It’s a stressful situation and relationships will be strained. I think we could all do with some help

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Homeschooling photo project Pic No.1

Over the next few months, I’m going to post regular photography posts to the blog. It’s a hobby I love and I think it may help keep me sane while we’re all having to follow socially distancing measures. I have, however, deiced to turn it into a creative homeschooling project and get Helen and Izzy

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Homeschooling and social distancing: How we’re doing so far

If I cast my mind back just seven days, I was lamenting the fact my kids’ school was closing indefinitely because of the Covid-19 threat. Over the past week I’ve been homeschooling and the closure itself seems like a lifetime ago. Here are a few observations I’ve made about the present situation as we homeschool

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