Now that we aren't able to meet for the techy teas any more there are quite a few people facing difficulties with their devices. These are not just the same old problems, but new ones, such as how to Zoom and get a microphone or camera working. So we've come up with a way of keeping in touch while distancing.
Dance clubs, Yoga clubs, and children's entertainers are going online to stay in business and keep people active and occupied during the lockdown. This can require some technical upskilling, as Caroline White of Dancing Ducklings has been discovering....
Anyone who bought Zoom shares before March must be planning a long vacation when the lockdown finishes - probably on their own yacht. The online conferencing app has become the software of choice for every kind of get-together, from line dancing clubs to public health crisis management conferences. However, many people trying Zoom for the first time may trip up over some of it's finer points
Churches in Lewisham have adapted to life in lockdown by moving services and prayer sessions online. They are reaching out to their parishoners not just through newsletter emails, but also Youtube videos and even live streaming.