1 Jul, 2021

Just a little …

Not much to say.  I’m having some quiet days. 

It’s been rather tiring getting through recent events: the rush to produce the Telegraph article (published); the preparation for the BBC interview and the interview itself (to be broadcast end July / early August); and the 21-mile wheelchair run and video, given public airing in the blog four days ago.  I think it all went well so no regrets here, but a period of quiet domesticity will be welcome.

Interesting how habits and interests change, and why.  Though I’ve never played it I love watching tennis, mainly the big beasts.  Football isn’t a huge attraction but I would sometimes watch England play major international matches.  The illness is imposing many restrictions and limitations on my life.  Other than occasional outings in the Peacemobile I’m rather confined, very willingly, to the flat. 

And right now we have the European Championship.  Normally bored with most football, I’m now gripped, not just on behalf of England.  And Wimbledon, big beasts and now all the lesser ones too. Terrific!  For hours, despite the coughing and other difficulties, I almost forget the disease as national teams fight it out on the pitches and gladiators big and small do battle on the courts. 

Of course this isn’t unusual.  Millions are doing the same.  It’s unusual for me though, and it’s helping. 

As I said, not much to say.  Just staying in contact.

4 Comments

  1. Bless you for keeping in touch. We’ve had some national morale boosting with sport this week, haven’t we, and people certainly seem to be appreciating it. Am so glad you’re enjoying it, too, although last night’s Murray game was exhausting, wasn’t it! Will he/ won’t he get to the final?! Xx

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  2. Enjoy your quiet days and the sport, and thank you, as always, for staying in touch. Absolutely gripping on the sport front, and just what we all need. I’ll try to send you some footage from the next big national sporting events…the boys’ Sports Days next week, which miraculously are allowed to go ahead, with us in attendance!! Lots of love xxxx

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  3. You deserve a rest from your Superhero escapades! Just call it a Kryptonite day!

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  4. Enjoy restful moments!

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