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Appetite for Distraction: A strange Patrick’s Day reminded me that we are quite great at meitheal

In which difficult, alien times remind me how creative, resilient and kind we all are. I’m not crying. You’re crying

22nd March, 2020
Children found innovative ways to celebrate St Patrick’s Day this year

St Patrick’s Day 2020 saw me furiously brush a rogue tear from my cheek as I headed out for an extremely responsible socially distant walk with a friend who lives nearby. I had forgotten how excited children get about St Patrick’s Day.

I was vaguely aware of a #Paddys_Panes hashtag which was encouraging them to make decorations for the windows so that anyone passing might feel like they were partaking in a big...

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