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Some things about life after lock down I like ..distance is ok with me ..

serenity2
serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering

I like a bit of distance between me and others ..it’s ok, I do a lot on my own. 
I would love to live here in this tree house ..as long as I had food supplies I’d be happy ? 
How about you ?  Be lovely waking up amongst the birdsong For me 

 :)
Best Wishes
serenity2 
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  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @serenity2

    How lovely yes you wouldn’t need to worry about “social distancing“ 

    @steve51
  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering
    Hi @steve51
    yeh  :) I just love it ha ...I used to be extremely social ..think over time I just changed ..so this place would suit me ..perfect .. <3 love the sound of silence, we’ll apart from the birds ..
    not sure I’ve posted this in the right place really...still finding my way around...apologies if it’s plonked somewhere it shouldn’t be  B)
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @serenity2

    Many thanks!!!!!

    If you click on my username: steve51

    It will take you to my wall where you can post to me only.

    We have all got our on wall where we can message each other only.

    @steve51
  • leeCal
    leeCal Member Posts: 5,108 Disability Gamechanger
    I’d like to sit in a tree house just like that one and draw the wonderful trees. Write poetry inspired by the whispering breeze and sing along quietly with the bird song. Ideal. 

    “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”


    ― Dalai Lama XIV
  • christian96
    christian96 Posts: 101 Connected
    Not really a treehouse person. But I don't mind having lunch in one however. 
  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering
     sounds good @christian96 :)
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 
  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering

    @leeCal yes, brilliant..sounds good! I’m not so good at writing poetry or art but if I were for sure I’d do the same ... :) the sounds would be amazing I’m sure
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 
  • LouiseH
    LouiseH Member Posts: 96 Courageous
    @serenity2 I would love that also. Peace and quiet with no neighbours, sounds good to me. I'd take it as a great photo opportunity. 
    Louise Hesketh
    Community Champion
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 15,113 Disability Gamechanger
    @serenity2 That looks like a dream house however as I only have 1 kleg I couldnt manage to get up there maybe if there was a klift fitted and it was wheelchair friendly lol
  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering
    Hi @janer1967 Oh definitely have a lift installed to make it easily accessible. That could be arranged for sure  :) 
    good wishes to ya !
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 
  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering
    hi @LouiseH
    yes I agree ..some fab photos could be taken from there  :) 
    no neighbours would also suit me ...I would invite the occasional friend to share some nice food ...
    good wishes to you 
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 
  • Topkitten
    Topkitten Member Posts: 1,285 Pioneering
    I was born in London but we moved to a small town when I was 14. I have always found it a bit too quiet especially as I am now in an "old people's" area. I have always loved being in crowds and even now, with all the mental health issues, I still like to be around groups of people I know.

    As for social distancing.... the recent pictures of beaches and other areas where people are crammed in together and from some pictures on FB that shows bars and pubs the same as they always were, with people clumping together I get the feeling that social distancing, if it hasn't already disappeared, won't be around for long.

    TK
    "I'm on the wrong side of heaven and the righteous side of hell" - from Wrong side of heaven by Five Finger Death Punch.
  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering
    hi @Topkitten

    thank you for the reply  :)
    yes we are all rather individual in our likes ..
    I live close to London now...have found since I struggled with anxiety, I’ve become less social than I ever used to be..used to love socialising very much 

    yes I hear you about the beaches etc  :# it looked horrendous ! 
    I hope you have a lovely day ! 
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 
  • Topkitten
    Topkitten Member Posts: 1,285 Pioneering
    edited July 2020
    And a lovely day to you @serenity2.

    I too suffer anxiety and also either panic attacks or paranoia when I get too anxious. Not very nice is it? However, I am stuck indoors permanently and have been for a couple of years, that status will never be changed I fear as I am soon going to have to go to bed and stay there almost all the time. I really miss other people to talk to and to have a laugh and joke with because I live completely alone and have done for a decade and a half now. Living in a cul-de-sac there is no passing traffic even and every home in the street is for over 60's or mildly disabled. The only real noise I get is children playing in the park a quarter mile away on the opposite of the field to me (the field is beyond my back garden). I even have a large garden I am not capable of using any more.

    TK
    "I'm on the wrong side of heaven and the righteous side of hell" - from Wrong side of heaven by Five Finger Death Punch.
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Topkitten

    Good Afternoon I do hope that you are feeling better????

    Yes I live in a similar situation. I am also house/bed bound from time to time.

    Things are also very very quiet once everyone has gone to work/college.

    Please please let me know if there’s anything that I can help/support you with????

    @steve51






  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering
    Hi @Topkitten

    im sorry to hear about your struggles, I have anxiety and ptsd , it’s a struggle at times I know...sorry to hear you don’t see many people, forums such as this are such a blessing ..for many reasons...it’s lovely to get to know you 
    I’m watching football this afternoon I follow liverpool FC 
    keeps me distracted at least 

    sending you good wishes  :)
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,572

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    Love the treehouse @serenity2. Always fancied one!
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  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering
    Hi @Adrian_Scope
    oh I’d love to live in something so remote .. :) 
    looks brilliant ! 
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 
  • Topkitten
    Topkitten Member Posts: 1,285 Pioneering
    Ty @steve51 and @serenity2. I do not really get the benefits from using this site or others, I am very much a f2f person as much of what I understand about people comes from reading face- and body-language. Without such feedback I find it difficult to relate to others and often type something some find upsetting. I used to use the site a lot but now use it considerably less, partly due to it being more difficult for me to use a keyboard but mostly because things are so bad for me all I ever really do is complain about NHS and support systems that have let me down disastrously.

    Hope you both had a good day.

    TK
    "I'm on the wrong side of heaven and the righteous side of hell" - from Wrong side of heaven by Five Finger Death Punch.
  • serenity2
    serenity2 Member Posts: 206 Pioneering
    Hi @Topkitten
    good to hear from you.
    agree f2f has advantages and I’m sorry you don’t get to see many people at all :(  and that it’s getting difficult to use this forum And a keyboard for you..
    Thank you for taking time to reply, especially as it is challenging for you. That is very kind. 
    Sometimes life generally is a challenge. I find mornings a real challenge at times...and get to thinking what’s it all about  :/ luckily most days, as the day goes by , things can improve for me so I do feel lucky, I can take advantage of that.

    sending some peaceful vibes your way.
    with every good wish
     :)
    Best Wishes
    serenity2 

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