August 2020

After Lockdown Diary Katie Oborn Plymouth market Stall 24 sells comfy slippers for working from home and face-coverings for visiting shops Face masks are mandatory now in many indoor spaces and they’re everywhere! It’s slightly strange and I wonder how long it will go...

July 2020

Lockdown Diary Katie Oborn July 2020: Restrictions are lifted, lockdown eases and people continue their lives alongside coronavirus. I’ve been watching the life of a baby seagull unfold from a nesting gull on an old unused chimney pot on a house opposite. It hatched...

24th June 2020

Lockdown Diary Katie Oborn Three months on and some new ‘normality’ returns. Quarter of a year gone by in a whirl, and now imprinted on human’s minds, Covid19, influencing everyone in some way. This week has seen the results of the eased lockdown and humans are back...

15th June 2020: Non-essential Shops Reopen

Lockdown Diary Katie Oborn June 15th 2020 Non-essential Shops re-open Plymouth city centre, the independent quarter and indoor market, the barbican shops and galleries re-opened on June 15th.  These shops have been closed for nearly three months since the coronavirus...

Teats Hill Beach Clean-Up

Lockdown Diary Katie Oborn Teats Hill Beach Clean-up As Lockdown Eases As the nation enters the thirteenth week of lockdown, measures to protect the public are still in place to a certain extent, yet as the virus apparently recedes in the UK, lockdown has been eased...