Calling all lurkers


This is somewhat cheeky of me as I've become one myself. But I see, on this, my occasional visit, that there is a lot of angst over coronavirus. So I thought it might be nice if we all popped in, just for once, to let everyone know that we're all OK

I'm not here myself these days. Coronavirus has stretched my workload to proportions which leave little time for anything else – though I'm hoping to manage the odd glass in the garden before long.

I just looked in and saw few names I recognised. Where are you all? Please say you're OK. Then, like me, you can disappear again. Yes, I'm blushing.

If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
Steven Wright


  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520

    Hello, I'm OK. I've been doing as I should for around a month so I am at least a third of my way through, more likely a quarter but whatever, the time is passing. I received the text equivalent of THE LETTER this afternoon, yawned and went back to sleep.

    I am keeping myself busy making greetings cards for neighbours who are unable to get out to buy them and that is taking up a surprising amount of time. I am very pleased to hear that you are OK, hope you stay that way! DD

    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • Bluebell7
    Bluebell7 Member Posts: 41

    Glad to hear your both doing okay, I think I've had the virus still have lung pains a month after.

    feeling much better than I did.

    stay safe everyone.

  • Sharon_K
    Sharon_K Member Posts: 460

    Great ideas Stickywicket and it's lovely to see you even if it is a brief visit

    Best Wishes

    Sharon (yes I am still here) 😊

  • GraceB
    GraceB Member Posts: 1,595

    Hi Sharon,

    My sincere apologies to all as I've been "missing in action" for some while now. Lots going on in the family - and not all good sadly. I'm going to try and be more pro-active now so all being well, you'll be seeing my name popping up more often.

    As for how I'm coping? I'm being forced to work from home even though my office is still open and my line manager knows my working from home is extremely difficult for me. Just completed my first 2 days working at home and my pain levels have gone through the roof as I cannot replicate my work station here. I've also not been able to bring my specialist chair home as I can't physically get it home; nor have I the space for it. That's life though.

    Take care everyone.


    Turn a negative into a positive!
  • Mike1
    Mike1 Member Posts: 1,992

    If your employer has instructed you to work from home they are legally obliged to ensure that your workstation is suitable for you. HSE guidance -

  • Airwave!
    Airwave! Member Posts: 2,466

    Take care Sticky, 😏

  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,491

    Hello Mrs Wicket!

    I am doing just fine. Like you more to do and less help to do it🙄

    I think I worked out we would be locked down until about 14th June..... I think I put a note on the calendar🤔

    I'm glad to see all these familiar names and that we are all doing well

    HELLO everyone!

  • Jules70
    Jules70 Member Posts: 65

    Hi All

    Im still here 😊

    Guess I’m coping ok I’m trying zone out from news at moment as past couple days I was feeling over anxious .

    Just trying to keep busy distract myself as much as possible.

    I did manage get walk in yesterday but god have I paid for it today my knees are shocking trying rest up today in between home schooling my 9 year old and meting house in running order .

    Hope everyone is well and looking after yourselves 😊