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Want tea in your sugar? – My Week in List Form (Cabin Fever Version)

This is your indication that it’s Friday. You’re welcome,

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1- My two cats are literally sick of the sight of me. That’s not because I am home (I’ve been home a while) but because new things are happening. Cats do not advocate new things. Like the pot of paint brushes that has suddenly appeared. ‘What’s this?’ ~thwack.

2- So now with the luxury of time and fair weather, I’ve been meditating daily. That’s not to say I’ve been sitting on a vegan beanbag burning avocado incense and snorting wheat grass. It just means I put five minutes or so aside every day to have a quiet moment. The nice thing is, I’ve been doing it Live, and a few people seem to like it. 8.30am GMT daily, if you’d like to tune in.

3- Despite all my meditation, sometimes I fall off the wagon. The other day I was in the kitchen while waiting for the kettle to boil, I noticed the sugar caddy was empty. So I whip out the sugar from the cupboard and fill my tea mug to the brim with sugar. Forget fricken multi-tasking, I can barely single-task sometimes.

4- This has been a delightful opportunity to practice my cartoon double-take (a handy talent to have, no?) I check reputable news sources every other day for any new facts. Then I watch a Trump daily briefing. Start slowly though, don’t go straight to Trump for this practice, you may end up with a crick-neck. And be sure to warm up first. On Facebook, maybe.

5- More Facebook Marketplace fun this week. Observe:

Me: Pair of candlesticks £10

FB Person: Are these still available?

Me: Yes they are

FB Person: I’m in Manchester, can I send a courier for them?

Me: That’s 200 miles. You know that would cost you right?

FB Person: Can you courier them?

6- Song stuck in my head this week – The True Blood Theme (Jace Everett) – they’re not all bad you know. It’s great for air-drumming. Try it.

7- Featured image this week courtesy of boredpanda.com, who were so bored they managed to curate and publish 85 pictures of wooly calves. Not the human kind, either. Although mine could contend.

8- This is also a time for first isn’t it. This week I mopped my doorstep with disinfectant and wiped down the letterbox and doorknocker with disinfectant. I also cleaned my fridge to within an inch of its life. Domestic Goddess is not something I’ll be remembered for, but one tries.

9- Tea sweetened with maple syrup is a triumph. You’re welcome.

10 – Quote of the Week:

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.

Buddha

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