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Broken leg - need entertainment ideas!

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by FollyFairy, Sep 11, 2018.

  1. FollyFairy

    FollyFairy Occasional commenter

    I am stuck at home for at least 2 - 3 weeks with a broken leg (fell down the stairs :( ) and now seeking recommendations to keep myself sane during the long, lonely days whilst my OH and family are at work/school... what would you do if you were off work and stuck immobile at home...
  2. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    When my husband's aunt broke her leg she did a lot of homemade cards in preparation for Christmas. In fact she did lots of 'handicraft' such as patchwork squares made into a cot quilt. So what about Knitting? Embroidery? Cross-stitch? Binge watch DVDs?
    Look at your Curriculum and gather together ideas. I know when I had a 'slack period' on supply I made some teaching resources.
  3. FollyFairy

    FollyFairy Occasional commenter

    Loving this idea - I used to cross-stitch and patchwork - you have reminded me of how much I used to enjoy it! Thank you!
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  4. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    Yes it's good to actually have time to pick up former hobbies. :) I keep thinking I need to pick up cross-stitch again, but as my eyesight has deteriorated I struggle to thread a needle these days.:(
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  5. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Holiday planning. I have a massive favourites list of possible hotels, apartments, fincas, masserias, B+Bs, agriturismos etc and love researching where we might go and where we might stay.
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  6. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    Crochet. You can practise doing g squares to start with. Grows quickly, uses up spare yarn, what’s not to like! And you can do it from a reclining position. :D
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  7. frangipani123

    frangipani123 Lead commenter

    Letter writing. You could surprise your friends and relatives by sending them a hand-written letter. You could also sort your photos out, ones you want printed, ones you want to share with people. Any films or box sets you want to catch up on? I'm just watching Kidnapped on Talking Pictures on Freeview whilst doing several other things! Some cracking old films on that channel.

    And I'm very sorry about your leg, hope it's not to painful.
    freckle06, FollyFairy and Lara mfl 05 like this.

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