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Lock Down Update Day 94 – 96

Day 94 we woke to high summer, defined by the hot night we had and the sea mist that came in this morning. Summer here is beautiful, hot outside but bearable inside, loose light clothes and windows open, it arrived late this year with a lack of spring sunshine. These are the months I love […]

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Lock Down Update Day 56 – 58

Day 56 sees many overwhelming Emotions flooding in whilst taking over my clarity and peace. Last night we heard that we will not be included in the next phase of easing lock down restrictions, it makes it harder to face as only the Granada and Malaga provinces have been left out of the area of […]

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Growing Old – Easing Lock Down.53

Another beautiful day and a gentle walk around the neighbourhood has lifted the spirits a little, the sight of flowers, trees, sea, and wild nature always energises. Today I walked past some grasses where without gardeners working, had grown wild in places with many being taller than myself! I also found some low spreading flowering […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 30

Today we have a slackening of restrictions regarding workers, some essential construction, office and factory workers are going back to work putting us back to where we started the first 2 weeks of Lock Down. Nothing else has changed regarding not being allowed outside to exercise, limited food shopping, strict 5 minute dog walking etc. […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 18

Today the Spanish government has issued a list of new helplines for the mental health crisis which is ensuing during Lock Down, many are struggling which is effecting those they live with too. I have written a few blogs on Depression, Anxiety, Mental Health and Burn out in the past, but as each individual is […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 17

Yesterday we touched on spreading hope not fear and even though we may not have control of circumstances, we do have a choice as to how we conduct our thoughts, feeling and emotions. Spending all our energies on fear based thoughts is not healthy for anybody, it can lead to many physical and mental problems […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 13

We are now approaching the 2 week mark in Lock Down, with many people having hit a psychological barrier. After originally being told it would last for 2 weeks (which felt a long time to endure isolation) we are now facing the reality of another 2 weeks. Although we have had a good few days […]

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Growing Old – Lock Down Day 5

Looking at day 5 and speaking to friends, Cabin Fever is starting to set in for many, it is difficult to remain indoors when you enjoy the outdoors. I guess here in Spain we have many days and milder evenings to get out for walks on the beach, nature or social gatherings. It is common […]