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Isolation - the Covid -19 edition

Hello from down under. We are all in some sort of isolation/quarantine here too.
The cases in Australia are not as bad as Europe. I think also because it's just too bloody far to get all the way down here, lol. Plus it's the end of summer and we have not hit flu season yet. So end of March we were told to work from home. Most of us were quite excited but then school also decided to encourage parents to keep their children at home. Let me tell you it's been tough! To say the least. Oh my, I could never be a teacher. But as the week went on, we all got a bit more use to it and we've had to make some sacrifices (like not getting a lot of work done).

Our local church - Our Lady of Lebanon Harris Park, has posted parishioner photos in the pews to get ready for Easter. It's going to be really strange this year not having the traditional huge masses and being able to celebrate with family. We've been 'attending' mass online on Sunday mornings.

Along with other 'isolation' activities include having to use box colour as my black roots were growing out. I was quite sceptical and nervous but it actually worked out really well. See, no black roots! It looks blended too. I used Light Brown L'oreal Preference and my sister in law mashed it in for me. I am very pleased and it was quite cheap considering that at the hairdresser it would normally cost me an exorbitant amount.

My manager was giving this pasta machine away and I jumped at the offer. We've been making spaghetti and linguine. Next I think there is a penne attachment but that would be good too. 

Finally coriander is growing. My daughter planted the seeds a few weeks ago and we have been having some rain lately. She really likes coriander so I am very pleased as every single coriander plant I bought home have died. We also planted some parsley but they are starting to go yellow. Oooops. Any ideas.

We have been doing some art activities too. This is finger paint with a bit of water and dish soap. We used some sort of painters tape and the girls and I did this in an hour. It was fun and it certainly looks nice.

I wish you all a safe and Happy Easter break. Stay safe.


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