Orkney Men’s Shed is one of several organisations which will benefit from the Scottish Government funding
Week Fifty-one – One Day At A Time
“Will we ever get used to seeing a sunrise like this”
Week Forty-eight – One Day At A Time
“our Paddington Advent Calendar…..We get one every year from UNICEF
The Reality of Covid – Or Should I say One Of Them
“My friend also took a Lateral Flow Test which, thankfully, was negative. But, as apparently they‘re not always 100% correct, he’s also staying home and doing a test every day for a week”
Test and Protect Advice From NHS Orkney
NHS Orkney has set up a dedicated helpline for people to use to book a test – 01856 888211. The service is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 7pm and Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm.
Time to think philosophically #MentalHealth
“there is a difference between being isolated and feeling lonely. People who feel lonely have a different experience and studies show this can have significant detrimental effects on long-term mental health.”
Planet Earth is blue and there’s nothing I can do ….
Coping with isolation,confinement and extreme settings.
Poetry Corner:Empty Streets
Today’s poem is Empty Streets by Matthew Holloway, rather fitting with the current state of affairs.
On Being A Hermit…………………
“That’s one good thing about the Internet and modern technology – people can be in contact that way”
Isolation and Loneliness
Loneliness takes many forms but in all its forms it can be crippling.