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  • Izzy's endless patience with my up and down mood
  • Instigating a cake exchange with friends nearby
  • The impending resumption of Premier League and fantasy football
  • Having the choice to ignore the government's gradual lifting of lockdown

Tags: #gratitude #cv19 #lockdown #june2020

  • I got some fresh yeast from the bakery and have rekindled my love of baking bread and buns. Pictured above is a batch of Skillingsboller or shilling buns. Yum!
  • Spent a couple of hours doing the crossword with my parents via video call
  • Discovered we can now recycle a lot more plastic items from home
  • Ate breakfast out in the yard on a couple of blisteringly hot days

Tags: #gratitude #cv19 #lockdown #may2020

  • Discovering a delicious carrot soup recipe.
  • Richard Osman's weekly alphabet quizzes. To take part you need to subscribe to his newsletter.
  • Celebrating my middle nephew's birthday with family (from afar).
  • An early morning invigorating walk around the neighbourhood.
  • Successfully recreating a friend's recipe for corned beef pie. The ultimate comfort food.

Tags: #gratitude #april2020 #cv19 #lockdown

  • A park on my doorstep.
  • Beer deliveries by bike.
  • Being able to source flour relatively easily. If you've not been so lucky, try local weigh houses or zero waste stores as they're more able, and used to, batching up larger quantities into smaller packets.
  • A decent Internet connection (keeping my fingers' crossed that I've not jinxed it by saying this).
  • My wife, who is able and willing to go to the supermarket.

Tags: #gratitude #april2020 #cv19 #lockdown