So many people! So much food!
These supposed ‘quiet days’ have meant
Good company and new faces,
Lifting everyone’s mood.
Not so much a mean Winter
As people trod this well-walked path.
But handfuls of seed, conversation
And the occasional socially-distanced laugh.
by E. D. Varughese
Read more about ducks in lockdown here:
And a beautiful, video animation for children (and us all!) called ‘Lockdown duck ducks’ by Leon Nikoo Lockdown duck ducks on Vimeo
And a children’s story called ‘The Lockdown Ducks’ by Dario Knight and illustration by John and Angela North Lockdown Stories: “The Lockdown Ducks” by Dario Knight – Buckingham News
Conversation point: Have a look through Countryfile Magazine’s A-Z of Mindfulness in nature – Countryfile.com Which three letters might you pick? Are there any of these letters that you already engage with? Recommend or share a few with a friend.