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Things to do when stuck at home during this virus problem

Post by Hughie » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:41 pm

If you're stuck at home and bored during this terrible virus crisis. Consider getting a moothie (harmonica) in the key of C and learn to play a few simple tunes. There's plenty of advice on the internet for learners. Women as well as men can enjoy playing the harmonica - our harmonica group here in Oz has more women than men.

When you get going check out the harmonica tabs for your favourite songs at https://www.harptabs.com/

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Post by glenshena » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:03 am

I'm taking Spanish lessons. Always hoped to retire to Majorca some day.

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Post by Meg » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:00 am

I’m knitting - allows me to watch TV, or listen to an audio book

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Post by glenshena » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:17 am

Thats a lovely Arran pattern Meg. My mum did so many Arran pullovers for us all. I would love to knit, I brought back all my knitting pins when I was in Saltcoats, but I can't get out to buy the wool!

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Post by Meg » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:29 am

Maybe you could buy some wool on line Jean. See if there’s anything suitable at this website.

http://www.planetpurl.com/planetpurl/st ... tory_Italy

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Post by glenshena » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:52 pm

Today I made my third attempt at baking scones. My best result so far. Thanks to hahaya. The grandchildren enjoyed them so I'll be making them again as my SIL arrived too late and they were all gone. Anything to pass the time.

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Post by Penny Tray » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:35 pm

I'm trying my hand at Chess at the moment but renewing old acquaintances with Cribbage, Free Cell, Gin Rummy, Hearts, Mahjong, and Sudoka: -

https://cardgames.io/
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Post by Meg » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:30 pm

Penny Tray wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:35 pm
I'm trying my hand at Chess at the moment but renewing old acquaintances with Cribbage, Free Cell, Gin Rummy, Hearts, Mahjong, and Sudoka: -

https://cardgames.io/
My friend wants me to take up bridge - seemingly younger people aren’t interested and older people are dying off (not with the virus I may add, but in general) so in between sewing, knitting, ukulele playing and watching TV (oh and navel contemplating) I might just have a go...

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Post by Sarah » Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:46 am

I do a movement to music class and all of us ladies in it are on whats app , so we all keep in touch all day
hand out advice to one another we are having a lot of laughter such a great bunch its stops you feeling lonely also walk once a day
or do a bit of gardening ..

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Post by brian f » Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:03 pm

Meg wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:00 am
I’m knitting - allows me to watch TV, or listen to an audio book

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You have the making of a wee cottage industry with that skill Meg !
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Post by Robert Cook » Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:17 pm

Been playing the moothie for years Hughie probably not as good as you. My Brother was a whistler and in order to shut him up at work his workmates bought him a moothie. He never stopped whistling but he gave me the moothie and I took it up. Starting on Jigsaw puzzles the day.

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Post by Bruce » Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:42 pm

I’m about to resurrect my career as a radio presenter....

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