I began writing this blog in the summer last year, little expecting it would turn out to be what it became. Which was something quite magical, and taught me at least one valuable lesson: that true happiness is often achieved through being happy with what you have - and perhaps not continually striving for more. … Continue reading Move over to the legs!
Des's Piddlehinton story: The process is so well regulated, and I don’t get the sense they’re completely baffled about what to do.
Jim's Piddlehinton Story: I think it’s wonderful that they all took notice, I couldn’t believe it.
Abi's Piddlehinton Story: But things like the village leaving flowers on my doorstep? Hell yeah, that made such a difference to me.
Alan's Piddlehinton Story: Mary and I met when I was... probably sixteen? I guess we’ve now been together more than sixty years.
Elise's Piddlehinton Story: We're a strange bunch really. We do fit in but we're always... we're not rural, we're not second homers, who are we?
John's Piddlehinton Story: Sadly, I think that the opera I knew won't exist post Covid. No more spending £5 million on a new production of just four or five shows.
Juno's Piddlehinton Story: I was on a ward that was eerily quiet, with every person I saw wearing full PPE. So I was really touched when a nurse took her mask off at the doorway so that I could see just one person's face.
Sarah's Piddlehinton Story: Lockdown has made me stronger. I've always been a person who'd say yes to everything, but now I've also learnt the benefits of saying no.
Vickey's Piddlehinton Story: Covid has also been a complete leveller. It's out to get everybody but it's also out to show us how we've got to live: more fairly, more justly and in a more community-based way.