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Staying positive - Pollyanna it!

Hi fellow chatters. I'm trying not to spend too long at the keyboard, but would love to chat to anyone out there who enjoys good conversation. I'm a novice at this but it can't be that dissimilar to chatting in person. I'm a great believer in finding the positives, even if we have to search long and hard. Anyone who remembers Pollyanna from their childhood will understand exactly what I mean by Pollyanna it. I live in Nottinghamshire but am in a very pleasant spot in East Yorkshire this week. Globetrotting this week! I clocked up 36 years as a teacher and am now retired and grateful that I don't have to cope with a global pandemic in a school with teenagers who won't socially distance. See what I mean? there is always a positive.

Talking of pandemics, one of the things I really miss is the theatre. I can't wait for them to reopen properly. Do message me if maybe you miss it too and you want to chat.

Created By on 23/06/2021

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9th Jul 2021 07:58:53
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Hi first time on here...I have worked in theatre wardrobe for over 30 years and last Saturday was our first performance in many months...
Falstaff...very lavish (and hell to maintain) costumes
When I heard the (somewhat reduced) audience applauding at the end I must admit I cried into my ppf2 mask
6th Jul 2021 06:07:35
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Hello Elaine,
I went to an outdoor performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor on Friday. It was wonderful to be in a pop up theatre, in a park, on a summer evening. A great way back into theatre going. I hope you get a chance to try it.
26th Jun 2021 18:18:23 (Last activity: 26th Jun 2021 19:12:51)
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Hello Elaine06, I have been trying to look on the positive side since taking early retirement due to ill health. I had such a busy life while working and took my retirement hard. You are right on looking for the positive I have just not got there yet and this pandemic has not helped. I am very fortunate to live by the seaside on the west coast of Scotland. I too miss the theatre, I have to travel to Glasgow or Edinburgh for the theatre. Thinking positive let’s hope it won’t be too much longer before we can enjoy this again.
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