Sketches and Snippets — covid19

Tales From Lockdown - What Day Is It?

Julia Laing covid19 my life seagull shop updates

Tales From Lockdown - What Day Is It?

What day is it? Not something I have the firmest grip on at best of times but now, without a 'weekend' the days are beginning to feel the same. Last week I was full of plans of everything I wanted to achieve; knitting gloves, painting pictures, sewing facemasks, learning how to create PDFs, creating jewellery designs for a new collection, and practicing working with copper wire, were at the top of the list, all vying for my attention. Instead, I ended up on an anxiety-fuelled house cleaning and cooking spree, with the odd 30 minutes of gardening thrown in to...

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Hibernation

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Hibernation

Hello everyone, what strange times we are living in - it's not like anything I've known in my lifetime. I know that I'm not alone in feeling anxious and uncertain about the future and the changes that are already happening so quickly all around us.  Sadly, due to the Coronavirus situation, I've made the difficult decision to close the online shop, temporarily. It's been a very hard decision to make because being self-employed, I rely on sales of my work as my only income. I'm lucky that I'm not on my own and my partner is very supportive. I'm conscious...

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