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23 03, 2020

dear diary: The Hive Mind – a call for community

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Self-isolation day 07 This is an invitation, a calling out to all your Hive-Minded Yogis and friends who are working on an inspiring project, have a great plant-based recipe, are cultivating your garden and have some tips, or just wish to say hello and share a little bit about yourself and your current situation. During

23 03, 2020

Dear Diary: is this like that REM song?

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Why yes, aged-Genexers huddled into a little self-protective fetal position, it is. Self-isolation, Day 04, 05, 06, 07. It's all happening folks. Now that self-isolation is in full swing (for all of us), it means limiting all contact, not leaving the house if possible, and becoming OCD about washing our hands. I'm not sure yet

16 03, 2020

Dear Diary : Social distancing Day One

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Of all the places one would expect to find oneself after proclaiming to the world the self-isolation is inevitable, here I am waiting in a snot-infested pharmacy at the good ol’ Royal Free Hospital. Never mind that I woke up at 5am to be here when the place opened. Never mind that I was told

29 06, 2019

What I’ve learned from Snoopy

When it's a Dark and Stormy Night, you're in a touch of bad weather. As a girl I was a Snoopy fanatic, in fact, one of my great parenting joys has been in passing off my complete (now vintage) Peanuts collection to my son. We share a common language of substantive humor through Schulz's works.

29 05, 2019

L E A P.

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Most of us have regular opportunities to break out of our comfort zone, a chance to try something new. Whether that is waking up a little earlier to go for a walk, changing what is at the end of your fork, reconnecting with an old friend or reaching out to a stranger, the truth is