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Editor's Viewpoint

Life's no longer a chore as lockdown sparks DIY blitz

Editor's Viewpoint

As the old saying goes: "It's an ill wind (that blows nobody any good)."

Today in this newspaper you can read how the lockdown inspired three families to create new facilities at their homes, work they had always thought about doing but never had the time to. And the results are marvellous.

A play area for a toddler, a vegetable garden aimed at self-sufficiency, and decking made from pallets are innovative projects which cost relatively little to complete, but the benefits will be long felt.

The lockdown is showing many of us that the pace of what we took as normal life before this contagion left little time for real life.

Belfast Telegraph