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My kind friend let me grow veg, on a borrowed corner of her allotment, on the most beautiful site, off Pullens Lane. It was an absolute sanity-saver, in these strangest of times. To say ‘thanks’ I made the scarecrow for her.  This submission is from…

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Being furloughed gave me a chance to do something I really wanted to do but had absolutely no time for under normal circumstances; turning a concrete bench into an enormous mosaic. I collected unwanted tiles from friends and the Orinoco scrapstore in…

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This is a drawing I did inspired by the wonderful Iffley Meadows in Oxford.I started this at the last Art Group at Oxford Town Hall before the lockdown and finished it at home. So my inspiration was the Art Group. This submission is from a member of…

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Being pretty much confined to the house and garden during lockdown, I was spending a lot of time pottering around the garden. A blackbird and a robin used to follow me around to see what I might have dug up and there was a lot of bird action in trees…

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My First Three Attempts Being confined to home and garden, I took the opportunity to do something that I have wanted to do for a few years now… pit firing. I have a few pieces made from wild clay (i.e. clay found/dug up) that no one wanted to fire in…

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I have been much more observant of the natural world since lockdown, through being out and about in nature and doing more gardening.Photo 1: My gardenHaiku Poem 1: BirdsHaiku Poem 2: Wild Flowers This submission is from a member of the Adult…

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The Lockdown 2020 website is here.The University of Oxford collected stories, experiences, photos and items of students during lockdown. It is a great insight into a variety of changing ‘new normal’ situations and the feelings surrounding being in…

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Notification of a restaurant only opened for takeaway when lockdown just began.

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An ambulance running during lockdown in Oxford taken in March.

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Street of Oxford during lockdown taken in March
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