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Lockdown Day 30 – 25 April 2020 – Columbus and the New World

Conquest of Paradise is a Vangelis masterpiece. It is on the playlist in my Hilux a few times.  Whenever it starts playing, the volume must be as high as possible and the windows open. I want to feel the wind … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 29 – 24 April 2020 – Doors

So we go into new lockdown rules a week from today. As said before, I will try and keep safe as much as possible. But it does seem we will be able to drive out on the dirt roads. Reason … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 28 – 23 April 2020 – The Storm That Ran Out of Rain

This morning starts with Mozart’s Symphony N0 40 “When you are in the middle of a storm cloud it’s hard to think outside of it, but the only way out of the storm is to ride through it and things … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 27 – 22 April 2020 – Can You Imagine Us Years From Today

I felt like Neil Diamond this morning – it is a bright day and it surely is not just gloom! Then I found this Neil Diamond song for COVID 19 It also reminded me that I am getting old! Replaced … Continue reading

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Lockdown – Day 26 – 21 April 2020 – Weeping

I knew it was going to happen from the first moment, and when it did, it hit me like a fist between the eyes! This morning the enormity of the situation is more than just statistics, it is friends that … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 23 – 18 April 2020 – Grandchildren & Economy

Do you know the story of the Cellist of Sarajevo? The true story of Vedran Smailović who played his cello in Sarajevo during the fierce war, is goosebump stuff. Read about him here. Vedran Smailovic plays Albinoni’s Aadagio in G-minor “An … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 21 – 16 April 2020 – Cabin Fever!

  Would lockdown have ended yesterday, so that today I could freely go out? Or would I today be standing at the security gate, impatient to get out like a prisoner in jail? The answer is of academic value only! … Continue reading

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COVID 19 Lockdown Day 20 – 15 April 2020 – What About End April?

This morning I am listening to Ennio Morricone conduction his own composition from The Mission – Gabriel’s Oboe Tomorrow Lockdown would have ended. I try to keep a routine to my life. I do admin – surprisingly quite a bit … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 19 – 14 April 2020 – The Same Kind of Different As Me

My music this morning is Mendelsohn’s Violin Concerto.  I have an affinity for strings. Some morning we need to listen to Mozart’s Bassoon and Cello concerts, respectively, so I can show my interest goes beyond strings. Yesterday evening we watched … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 18 – 13 April 2020 – Brene Brown – Vulnerability

I decided too listen to Brene Brown at TED talking about  The Power of Vulnerability again. I suspect most of us currently feel vulnerable to an extend.  Perhaps some more than others, but I think we all share the feeling.  … Continue reading

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