In the UK, it’s Day 50 of lockdown and Mass Observation would like to know about your day.

This year, the Mass Observation Archive will be repeating its annual call for day diaries, capturing the everyday lives of people across the UK. The written diaries will be stored in the Archive at The Keep and be used by a wide range of people for research, teaching and learning. This is the 10thAnniversary of the 12th May Diary project.

If you’d be interested in taking part (come on, you’ve got plenty of time now!), you’ll find the information here.

I’ll be contributing to the project. I’ve kept a daily diary since I was 13 which means I have a complete record for 58 years. During this period of lockdown, it has been a strange comfort to me to record what is happening and how I’m feeling,


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