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A lockdown confusion

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moobar Thu 14-May-20 21:35:16

So, I live in Scotland. We are in lockdown.

My nearest big town is England. My shopping often comes from England depending on which supermarket I get a delivery from.

I have been at home for eight weeks, not left farm.

Dh and I were chatting generally tonight and he said why don't you go to town with baby for a walk. I said because I can't. We are still on lockdown.

I think that's the same as last week when everyone was getting cross at people travelling about for whatever reason. He thinks it's our local town and I could go.

There's been a lot in the press this week about the border between Scotland and England being confused as it is.

I'm not going to go, but would you? Just out of interest.

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dementedpixie Thu 14-May-20 21:40:27

Could you combine the trip with a supermarket stop for groceries

Embracelife Thu 14-May-20 21:43:05

You still allowed to go for a walk in Scotland?
What is stopping you?

moobar Thu 14-May-20 21:44:33

Oh yes, I just have managed to get online so have not been at all.

I won't go, but I sort of see what he means. It's our local town but we would be breaking our rules to go there. It is also about twenty miles drive.

If I were a bird, for example, I could fly over the hill in less than two miles.

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moobar Thu 14-May-20 21:46:23

What's stopping me, probably the drive for non essential journey part. I can walk here. So I don't have to drive there and walk.

There must be lots of people right across the border and with Wales border with same sort of thing though. One rule if I go one way, another the other way.

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ClashCityRocker Thu 14-May-20 21:50:36

Isn't there a street on the English/welsh border where one side of the street is in England and one side is in Wales?
Wonder how that works. Just common sense I presume.

moobar Thu 14-May-20 21:53:53

Oh is there @ClashCityRocker. That's interesting.

Yes agree completely common sense. As I say I won't go, but this being here so much time to think about this stuff. Then I was thinking about the people in the opposite side from me, so can go out more England but still shouldn't really come here. Yet here might be their closest place.

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moobar Thu 14-May-20 21:57:31

Just did a search on that street. Lots in news about it. Strangest one being one half of the street is now getting rubbish collected the other is not.

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ClashCityRocker Thu 14-May-20 22:09:31

Yeah, there must be quite a few people who live one side of the border but work/shopping is mainly the other side.

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