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New Bedroom Studio

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Like most people, my life has changed a lot over the last year. Between the pandemic, changes to my support routines and various health issues, i’ve had to rethink a lot of my day to day life. One of the areas which has been slowest to change is my home. This post explores how and why I have redesigned my bedroom.

Why i enjoy SnowRunner.

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A short review of one of my favourite games and why I like it.

Routine Review & Return to work.

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This is a little post about the latest incarnation of my routine, plus some thoughts on how we’re planning my return to work in the coming weeks.

A personal timezone

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This is a post about why i’ve adopted an offset timezone and how i hope it can make my life a little easier.

Routines update

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The last few weeks have been good. We have been going back to a known good routine. In this post I want to outline the routine we’re using and why it’s been chosen.

5 things I learnt making my mask routine.

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Wearing a mask is not quite as simple for me as it for other people. I’ve had a few issues and barriers along the way. This post looks at the barriers and gives 5 things I’ve learnt so far.

The perils of coping mode.

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A post exploring coping mode and what’s happened during lockdown.

Getting back to work.

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This post outlines my plans for how to get back to work as the lockdown eases and life returns to something totally unlike normal.

It's All Gone.

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Today has been really tricky. I don’t think today was tricky because of what has happened today, i think today was tricky because i am coming to terms with one fact above all others. It’s All Gone.

Lockdown Bike Build: Orange Five.

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I recently brought an Orange Five frame and built it up as an XC / Trail bike. This is a quick post about why i choose the Five and what i am using it for.

The beanbag zone.

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A few days ago I watched a video by CGP Grey called Spaceship You. It’s well worth your time to watch it.

This is an article about how it’s effecting how I am using my home.

#newRoutine Finding my groove

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As we head into the forth week of lockdown we’re starting to find a routine that works.

In this post I want to share our plans for the week ahead and ways we’re trying to improve the new routine.

#newRoutine: Illness & Self Isolation

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Our experience with illness and isolation during the pandemic.

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