Things to do whilst self - isolating

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I’m working full time from home whilst simultaneously homeschooling a 6 year old and keeping a 4 year old (pre-schooler) occupied. I don’t have time to be bored - I’ve even only managed to get one brew on!
That's a heroic effort!
 

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That's a heroic effort!
To be honest, there’s a lot of screen time involved. The teacher keeps giving us a daily timetable but it’s difficult to stick to. We have neglected the maths stuff because it’s the most hands on but it’s fractions so we’ll see if we can find some worksheets online.

It’s going to get a lot harder next week though as my wife’s work (don’t want to name them but let’s just say they should definitely know better) have decided that ALL of their staff are key workers. They are ordering her into the office starting Monday even though she has the facility to work from home (which she has been doing for the last week and a half), so I’m flying solo.
 
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Standard stuff here really. Work continues just now sat in front of a computer in my bedroom rather than at work. When not working the kids (6 & 8) invariably want to do something. Watched a few more movies than usual, very pleased that we shelled out on a projection system for our front room just before Christmas, really need to finish it off a ceiling mount the projector, currently have it sat on a table, but aside from that it's good. This weekend maybe.

Wife and I are working our way through Line of Duty on the iPlayer of an evening, missed it first time around. That's if my wife can stay awake the whole hour, looking after the kids is taking it's toll. Her job's gone, was self employed running baby groups, but at least she's available for the kids.

Ramping the home brew back up, got a bit slack about it the end of last year,but I'm going to try an maintain critical mass now. Bought 3 more cornys and 3 beer kits just as it all started to kick off.

I was also supposed to be running a half marathon event this Sunday obviously cancelled but as I was so far into the training it seemed to be shame to let it go to waste so it'll be a socially distanced lone half for me tomorrow (no beer tonight). After that I'll revert back to my usual 3 runs a week schedule but with the added bonus that I can now head out during my lunch break. Might fit a bit of cycling in between times as well!

The missus has dragged us over the allotment (her project) a few times as well so I've been doing a bit of digging, weeding and other odd jobs whilst staying 2m away from other plot holders.

Easter caravan holiday has been canned obviously, no idea if we'll get away in it this year, have 2 weeks in Cornwall booked for August.
 

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I’ve had to look after my son while he’s off school, he’s 5.
So like half the week I’m at home. So there’s been some ‘home schooling’, I’d like to offer thanks to handwriting books, maths books, and problem solving books the world over.
As well as ‘cooking class’ (yeah we made banana bread) and ‘brewing class’ (work that one out...!) and environmental science. This basically means an hour of the legend that is David Attenborough, followed by a series of in depth questions.
This actually works really well. He’s learnt about homing pigeons and dung beetles today.
And as I think I mentioned in another post ‘PE class’ which is basically Joe Wick. Jesus Christ that hurt my legs lol. We switched to yoga today as a bit of light relief.
And we do house work obviously.
 

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Bins are running as normal here. They are sending lifeguards from the closed pools out on the rounds.
 

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I got my bin today straight after they came and said thanks to one of the bin men and he said "No problem - now go and wash your hands." It really was awesome.
 

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