The Webmaster at his usual location- even eats there!!!!
Mind the Lampshade! Exercise in the front room.
Rev Canon Bridget Smith says, "I write all sorts of encouraging words on my garden windmill for anyone passing. On the back of the petals is spelled out Remember . On the back of the leaf it says God loves you. Thought others might enjoy and send the idea to grandchildren maybe."
Mike Batten saw this lonely Teddy while out walking.
A couple of photos of Jon Calthrop's fixed rope and belay system for painting the upstairs windows at Rudsey! Some compensation when one cannot go scrambling in the Lake District!
Viv Johnson on a walk through Starkeys
Well that's breakfast. What's for lunch?
What a good job we got this at Christmas. One day l really must try it out...
Cathy Skelton says its work all day in their 2 acre garden...but the sun is at least shining.
John Tebbs writes, "I retired 8 years ago at 68 and for the first year i did as i pleased, walked the dog, indulged my hobbies of photography and video and music. Then I became more and more busy. The lockdown has become the retirement I imagined. I have slowed down, seen more of my family via skype, and have returned to old interests and haunts, all within a mile of my house. How long this will be satisfying I dont know.
The fruits of my new found leisure are at youtube see the attached link.
Oh and a useful tip for skyping 3 and 6 year old grandchildren. No formal face to face sesions, just get their parents to leave the connection on the laptop and whilst they are playing pirates they will pop up now and again for you to join in, even if it is just to walk the plank."
Southwell Practice Nurse Manager ALEXA, with Julian ....... who many of you will recognise as your window cleaning executive! being cheered by her neighbours in Glenfields for the hard work she is putting in at the surgery. Penny Calthrop in the background, still working hard - for Social Services.
30th April 2020 - Jan White has been keeping herself busy painting recently. Some results are below.
An artistic afternoon
Feeling in the mood
Getting ready for Easter
When the sun was shining
1st May - Edmund Salter writes:
"Modern Languages: I'm lending French books and transcribing short stories Italian and Spanish with explanatory notes and a free English translation which I email to group members. Woodwork: I'm using up scraps and thinking of projects I could demonstrate or teach others. I might send some photos. I sometimes sharpen tools for others, including lawn-edging-shears. Outside U3A: I have done lots in the garden, but it isn't easy or quick getting supplies from Garden Centres; nor disposing of woody cuttings, as bonfires now frowned on. I have made a number of early morning and late evening walks - locally - missing Yorkshire dales."
1st May - Brian Platts & friends playing 'virtual darts' via Zoom!
1st May - Brenda Wood enduring 'the ockdown!
1st May - No, it's not the Webmaster getting ready to go shopping! Just a bit of DIY at home and creating a lot of wood dust!
4th May Gosh it's quiet! Lockdown dandelions
5th May - Edmund Salter been keeping himself busy in his workshop. The Blue board is destined for his church in Bleasby.
7th May - Chris Bentley is currently reading... Wands clapping
8th May Anne & Barry Severn - Marking Time!.
8th May - The Keys, Wilkinsons & Broadleys celebrate VE Day
Our Treasurer has completed his lockdown project to house his collection of miniature whiskeys.
10th May - Gill Key has been busy making face masks and headbands for NHS staff.
11 May - Cowslips, iris and the first orchids coming up on the Potwell Dyke grasslands.
Bleasby & Gibsmere celebrating VE Day
(captured by Sue Leyden)
17 May - The new 'normal'. Weekly groceries left in the drive.
11th June - Lamb koftas and flatbreads - as cooked by "Come Dine With Men".