How very different lockdown would have been without technology to help us stay in touch with each other.

Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, WhatsApp have all helped to make the separation from family and friends so much easier.

Humorous gifs and memes have given us reason to smile despite the serious things happening in the world around us.

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Writing Challenge – Week 4

This week’s Challenge follows the theme of social media and invites you to experiment with Twitter-length writing. Here’s the prompt:

You’ve hacked into the Government’s social media account. Tell us your tweets.

As always, send your entries to, and don’t forget to let us know whether we can share on social media.