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Collected Item: “Isolation bakes - HIST30060”

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Isolation bakes - HIST30060

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Photographs, taken on my own iPhone.

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During isolation, myself and many others turned to baking as a way to pass time and enjoy a treat that didn't require anyone to leave the house. Perhaps more than this though, I felt that whatever I was baking was something that I had complete control over, so long as I followed the recipe, and in 'these unprecedented times' as the tag-line goes, this little bit of certainty was precious.

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baking, isolation, hobbies, procrastinating, control, unprecedented, HIST30060

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Samantha Caine

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