We’re all looking forward to lockdown being over, but we’ve still got some way to go. So it’s still not too late to find new things to do to while away the time. East Sussex recently published an article by Laura Hughes, author at Your East Sussex by East Sussex County Council, with lots of ideas. Even though you may already have thought of some of them, it’s nice to see so many ideas written down together, especially with lots of helpful links. 

Many of us will already be doing a bit of DIY. As Laura says, “Those jobs that were once reserved for rainy Sundays have now become a standard lockdown activity.” And here’s the link to some simple and effective DIY ideas: https://tinyurl.com/y4lm8dof.Other ideas range from researching your family tree to creating a lockdown bucket list. Some things might sound obvious, like cooking something new, but Laura has a way of making it seem quite exciting.

“Did you know that 60% of people eat the same seven regular meals every week? This lockdown, why not try one new cuisine each week? You could create themes to encourage your family to get involved and try something new. Check out how to use theme nights to make meal planning easier.

“Maybe you’re on a health kick and are looking for affordable and healthy dinners? In that case take a look at a week of healthy and cheap family suppers for inspiration.”

So whether this article inspires you to research your family tree, declutter your home or take up bird watching, it’s worth taking a look.

To read the full article, go to your.eastsussex.gov.uk/2021/01/20/things-to-do-in-lockdown-3

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