There aren’t really any words that are right for everyone at the current time – everyone has their own individual experience of the current situation, good days and bad days, worry, gratitude and grief.
There is a poem by John Donohue, I heard last week, read by the wonderful Fergal Keane, and if it resonates with you, breathe in a moment of calm.
The rest is a list of a few things that help me through these strange times…
This is my favourite because it combines a timeless shirt shape with an unexpected bottom half! And is comfortable yet chic.
Fun listening, as they chat through life’s indignities, idiosyncrasies and general challenges - with great guests, humour and wit.
Super quick, impressive – good with drinks or snack lunch/supper.
Gone with The Wind
Long, romantic, funny, escapist, glamorous, glorious, sexy... phew!
War Crimes for the Home – Liz Jensen
Funny, sad, brilliant - I wish I had written it.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
As a ballet-freak I find little clips on YouTube the perfect piece of escapism. Especially this one from the recent new creation...
Mirabeau Folie Wine
Mirabeau Folie – what to say? It’s dry, crisp, a delicious amount of celebratory bubbles – and it’s the most beautiful shade of the palest pink.