Wednesday 29th April 2020 – Day Thirty Seven

Good morning all – hope that you are having a good day so far!

What can I share with you today?




From Phil: Covent Garden Community Centre @ Seven Dials Club, 42 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LA. Covent Garden Community Centre Food Bank is up and running and registered to access. Pick up by appointment. If in isolation we can arrange delivery. To register please fill in registration form (below)

If you have items that you wish to donate to the food bank, please get in contact:

Go to Registration Form



From Chris B: The latest edition of our Lockdown response Home Service videos giving details of “Virtual Art Projects” and keeping our 200 plus members and supporters connected with Outings in Art.

Outings in Art: Home Service Video No.3


From Winnie: Chinese Film Classics, Early Chinese films, with English subtitles.

From Theresa: Life streaming: portraits – hosted by Jonathan Yeo

On Saturday 28th March 2020, Jonathan started a limited series giving a live glimpse into his portrait painting process. He began with the acclaimed film director and actor, Dexter Fletcher and continued with his Professor Brian Cox as his second sitter. Keep up to date on further special guests coming soon by either checking back regularly on this page, or by following Jonathan on his social media channels (Instagram, Youtube,  Facebook, Twitter)

All episodes will be Live Streamed and archived here.

From Gil: Get creative with our brand new videos!

Watch Artist Emilio Wroth talk through how to use some of the materials we love, and create some eye catching pieces of art in the process! So sit back, get out your art toolkit and try something new today. Using our Essdee Cutting and Printing kit to create a print you might just recognise! Get all of the hints and tips you need to create a lino cut print of your own – perfect for everything from art prints to cards.

From Enrica: Today I am sending this beauty presentation of Golden Year Actresses, Fifty Of The Most Beautiful Women Ever Morph……


From Theresa: COVID-19: how to support vulnerable friends and family during the coronavirus pandemic. Current coronavirus lockdown measures are especially challenging for older people and those with mental health issues and underlying health conditions. This site looks at how to support vulnerable loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.


From Seven Dials Housing Co-op: Free Breathing Exercises Session for Stress and Anxiety.

We are delighted to invite you to a FREE Breathing Exercises Session for Managing Stress, Anxiety and Insomnia – hosted by Jacqueline Harvey via Zoom. Join Jacqueline for a session of breathing exercises, tools and techniques to help relieve stress and anxiety, and help with insomnia. The session will also include an open forum to allow for a discussion about these stress management tools.

Date: Thursday 30th April

Time: 7.30pm – 8.10pm

Location: The comfort of your own home via Zoom

Here is the link to register:


From Camden: Anxiety and distress are a normal reaction to the current pandemic. A lot of things currently feel uncertain and we have never faced this specific health threat before. You may have had to change your routine, been asked to work from home or practice social-distancing with friends and family – all of these things may be having a big impact on well-being.

Here is a link for some useful advice and suggestions

Shared by Jean – today’s wisdom and humour:

Most of the generation of 60+ were HOMESCHOOLED in many ways

7. My father taught me IRONY .

“Keep crying, and I’ll give you something to cry about.”

8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS .

“Shut your mouth and eat your supper.”

That’s all for now:

You can contact me on 07759 646507 in case of an emergency

Be safe