39, 028 - Sorting books on to a new bookcase is very therapeutic. Then I come back and find people on social media trying to use last night as an excuse to spout racism and hatred
At least here in the counting thread, it is a safe, pleasant space
And already on social media there are people trying to use it as an excuse to stir up racism and hatred before we even have a full picture of what happened or who did it This is where I don't like the modern 24-hours news culture - we don't need to see endless speculation and disturbing footage. Reporters need to focus on facts rather than chasing distressed witnesses. I will not put my TV on and watch that. I will minimise social media today because again, already there are people sharing clips without thinking of the distress they will cause.
I hope that the missing people are found. M
38, 930 - Cooking can be tough. I'm trying to get back into baking at the moment. I don't think I've baked properly since Mum moved out.
Part of the issue with dad is that he has to have all gluten-free food, which means lots of checking ingredient lists. But I've got GF flour so I can bake stuff for both of us. One set of cakes (or cookies) each
38, 928 - I had haddock with peas and potato. We don't often eat fish in our house, so it made a nice change.
I'm trying to be more varied with food - my dad tends to make the same things each week, so I'm doing my best to learn some new recipes and encourage dad to be more adventurous with his meals