Society & Culture

New Hobbies

Society & Culture

Posted by: Cafestudy Admin

14th Jul 2022 02:38pm

It's been just over 2 years since the pandemic affected all our lives in one way or another. We would like to hear whether you used the lockdowns/travel restrictions to take up any new hobbies or activities and if so what were they and do you still do them?

Comments 5

melinda1972
  • 9th Aug 2022 12:33pm

Already knew how to do Tunisian crochet but during the first winter lockdown took the opportunity of free time and boredom to make single bed sized blankets for my son and husband, the next winter I made myself one and I'm currently finishing off another as a Christmas present for my sister.

Dena31948125
  • 23rd Jul 2022 03:50pm

During the pandemic and lockdown I used to paint ­čÄĘ . Also I joined a german language course. It is amazing to use the free time you have to learn new things.

Dena31948125
  • 23rd Jul 2022 09:35am

During the pandemic and lockdown I used to paint ­čÄĘ . Also I joined a german language course. It is amazing to use the free time you have to learn new things.

AdelaideM
  • 18th Jul 2022 01:43pm

I used to read all the time - as a kid, we were limited to a half hour of electronics (TV/computer etc.)
Now that I'm an adult and have 24/7 access to the TV, I find that I'm just watching TV all the time!

During lockdown, I decided I was going to try and get back into reading more. I succeeded!
Last year I read 100 books, and I'm track to hit 100 again this year.

For me, it was really helpful to see just how much I can actually read if I focus on it and make it a priority.
Obviously I knew once we came out of lockdown it would be harder, but I still find myself sitting down and choosing to read instead of watching TV at least a few times each week.

jtmorri
  • 16th Jul 2022 12:36pm

I got back into my old hobby which is gardening and replanted a whole section of my garden as well as really concentrating on structure, a mix of bulbs, shrubs, ground covers and trees and ensuring my lawns are weed free. My garden is a sanctuary and habitat for native fauna now.

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