Corona Upsides

I know it is is all a big grim at the moment, and it’shard to keep the anxiety at bay, when the media is relentless. But, I truly believe that people are intrinsically good, and that there is always an upside, no matter how small. With that in mind, I going to actively look for the positive and post whatever I find here.

Take a virtual tour of the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery , and vote for your favourite.
Some letter boxes have been painted blue in support of NHS workers, do you have one near you?
The Long family have created a wall of hope for people to add their dreams to during lockdown

Andy Murray is back in action in virtual tennis tournament. For those of you missing your spectator sort, here is something at least

Virtual Tennis

Wildlife is flourishing, from turtles in Thailand to hedgerows in Britain

Catch up with some culture with Google virtual tours

Celia, Celia

Adrian Mitchell

When I am sad and weary

When I think all hope has gone

When I walk along High Holborn

I think of you with nothing on

The Shard will be turned blue each night in support of NHS workers
Venice is flourishing
RE-shared from my friend TP, this has really helped me today
Twickenham window
23rd March. Pollution recedes dramatically
March 22nd – talented brothers in Italy, playing Coldplay in quarantine
18th March Eurovision is cancelled – just me?

17th March – Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is freed from prison
19th March – working at home with your cat (or dog, pot bellied pig whatever)
18th March – free hot drinks and half price food for NHS workers

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