If you're working from home during lockdown here's how to take time off during the weekends


Spending more time at home could give you the time you'd always wanted for taking advantage of online exhibitions or catching up with old friends.


Give yourself a boost with a facemask or a manicure or even just a lovely long bath. Or perhaps pluck up the courage to dye your hair that bright colour you've always fancied. 


Travel round the world on a virtual tour of museums and galleries. From the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles to the Vatican Museums in Rome, dozens are offering free tours.

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Isolation is a very good chance to cook that recipe you've been thinking about trying for years.


Time to dust off the board games and jigsaw and forget about your worries with some escapism.

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Get the blood pumping and earn yourself some brownie points with one of the free online exercise classes. YouTube has hundreds of options for all fitness levels and tastes.


Been thinking about that old school pal or work colleague for ages? Now could be the time to get in touch.

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