11/04/2020 02:01 PM

L Minus One

Things have been a little miserable around here, what with Saturday bringing the announcement of 1) a second national lockdown and 2) the death of Sean Connery. Although he was 90 and died in his sleep in the Bahamas (goals!), the Bond community is obviously very sad about it.

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10/26/2020 08:35 AM

Winterswim

I've been continuing to swim in the Beckenham lake, switching from a swimming-costume to my shortie wetsuit and adding a pair of neoprene gloves as my hands were getting cold.

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10/15/2020 11:44 AM

Let’s Not Talk About Stuff, Let’s Just Play Music

Last night I attended my first online gig: The Divine Comedy live from the Barbican. I bought a ticket and logged in for the 8pm livestream (you could watch up to three days after the release, but I wanted to have an experience as close to the live concert as possible).

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10/11/2020 05:16 PM

Stand By Me

It's well-known that the arts are struggling in the current world situation, while books, music and films are the very things that have been keeping many of us going.

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09/30/2020 08:12 AM

No Hai, No Kiai

Socially distanced karate has become even more socially distant, in line with new government guidance. We usually train in three lines widthways across our hall, but we've moved to lengthways so the class can take place in three smaller 'bubbles' of six people or fewer. The groups take it in turn to have a water break, and to leave the building at the end of the class.

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About me

I'm Alice Dryden, a.k.a. Huskyteer.

I like scooter adventures, First World War aeroplanes, Kenshukai karate, and spending time with huskies.

Email: alice@dryden.co.uk
Twitter: @Huskyteer

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