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Signpost 21 (14 September)

This is the 21st issue of Signpost and we are pleased to have been bringing you a new selection of online resources each week since the beginning of lockdown. We hope you are still finding it useful and please let us know if you have anything you would like us to share with other readers.

You can get in touch by emailing communityimpact@stmonicatrust.org.uk

71 years ago this week the Lone Ranger debuted on American television, 61 years ago this week the first man made object landed on the moon, 36 years ago this week, Prince Harry was born, and 6 years ago this week Scotland voted against independence.


  • There is so much going on in the world right now, that we can often overlook the power of quiet reflection. Self-reflection meditation gives us insight into our thoughts and aspirations. The more thorough the process of self-reflection, the better we recognise our thoughts, feelings, values and beliefs for what they really are. Read more here.


  • Boredom and loneliness have proven to be big side effects of the new, post-pandemic normal. This article by Alex Bresler provides 8 suggestions to stay social by connecting virtually online.


  • The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has a range of virtual tours on their website that allow you to “visit” some of their greatest exhibits. Why not try one of these narrated virtual tours.



  • During lockdown every one was staying at home. The television show “staged” featured David Tenant and Michael Sheen playing two actors whose West End play has been put on hold due to Covid-19, but whose director has persuaded them to carry on rehearsing online. The show was filmed in the actor's houses and features their wives and a guest appearance by Dame Judi Dench. You can watch the whole series here.

Please get in touch through our email communityimpact@stmonicatrust.org.uk and let us know how we are doing.