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Volume 05

Welcome back to the Isolation Diaries, our weekly round-up of the things that bring us joy and keep us motivated in lockdown. This week. we’re working hard, laughing as therapy, while embracing community care through kindness. What have you been up to?

Clear Design Insolation Diaries Volume05 Reading

Greta Thunberg’s words prove that age is only a number and wisdom comes in all sizes because No One is Too Small to Make A Difference. Happy Valley is doing free local delivery over $25, so be sure to check this one out. You want to learn guitar, all by yourself? Here’s how we’ve been doing it. And in isolation, it’s easy to forget about the world beyond your house. Stay social and connected through acts of kindness, community care is the new self-care.

Clear Design Insolation Diaries Volume05 Watching

In 1969 The Rolling Stones performed at a free concert in San Fransisco, with the Hell’s Angels on security duty. Gimme Shelter documents the event, but a word of warning: It didn’t end well. You’re just in need of a laugh this week? This epic stand-up special by Melbourne local Nick Capper will deliver on some much-needed laughter. And another Greta has made it into this week’s issue because Little Women is now out on Google Play!

Clear Design Insolation Diaries Volume05 Making

Fill your home with the aroma of fresh-baked bread… But make it banana, please. This recipe is gluten-free, easy, and confirmed delicious. Sometimes, you just want to make bad art, or in this case, bad logos, in your free time because it can make you smile. There are some real pearlers here for fictional company Smorts. When in doubt, just make beats. The Library of Congress (USA) is challenging hip-hop fans and music lovers to make remixes through its new digital tool, Citizen DJ.

Clear Design Insolation Diaries Volume05 Listening

We’ve been going back through the Top 500 Albums for inspiration. So far, we’ve covered Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions, The Clash London Calling, and Nirvana’s Nevermind… But it’s only Wednesday. There’s still time to be astonished by the hidden, nefarious forces of the world, through the Power Corrupts podcast. Or be entranced by the MSO as they #KeepTheMusicGoing with this Memorial Day livestream performance, featuring works written during WWII.

Related Project — Isolation Diaries, Volume 04