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99 Solutions, but Boredom ain’t one

Organise a movie night with your household bubble

 

2.            Treat you and your household to a pamper night!

 

3.            Host a come dine with me style competition with your household

 

4.            Visit a local beach– will Exmouth, Sidmouth, Teignmouth, Dawlish or Budleigh Salterton be your choice?

 

5.            Visit some of the local woodlands and get some fresh air!

 

6.            Visit one of the local National Trust properties we have in Devon!

 

7.            Try out one of the many independent restaurants and cafés in Exeter with your bubble!

 

8.            Sign up to one of our 300 societies  

 

9.            Explore Exeter’s 6 valley parks!

 

10.          Offer to help your neighbours with shopping or other tasks 

 

11.          Attend one of our fitness societies in person sessions!

 

12.          Learn a new skill you’ve always wanted to try

 

13.          Sign up to volunteer

 

14.          Fundraise for a charity 

 

15.          Learn more about Black History/the Black Lives Matter Movement 

 

16.          Learn a new language 

 

17.          Take a course – there are loads of free courses on FutureLearn!

 

18.          Start a blog

 

19.          Sort out your old photos and make a scrapbook

 

20.          Make a bucket list 

 

21.          Learn to DJ

 

22.          Start a YouTube Channel

 

23.          Binge watch a boxset you’ve been meaning to watch

 

24.          Learn how to bake

 

25.          Learn sign language

 

26.          Start a journal

 

27.          Sort out your unwanted clothes to donate to charity

 

28.          Write a novel

 

29.          Try out virtual tours of the world’s top attractions

 

30.          Organise a karaoke night with your bubble

 

31.          Sign up to be a Pen Pal

 

32.          Attend one of our free Get Connected Virtual events 

 

33.          Learn to play a music instrument

 

34.          Take on a fitness challenge 

 

35.          Declutter your space

 

36.          Attend a virtual gig

 

37.          Try out a virtual escape room

 

38.          Learn first aid 

 

39.          Start a book club

 

40.          Upcycle your clothes/furniture

 

41.          Tackle an impossible jigsaw

 

42.          Start reading that book that’s been sat on your shelf for a while!

 

43.          Learn to cook something new

 

44.          The lockdown favourite – host a virtual pub quiz 

 

45.          Update your CV

 

46.          Catch up on sleep

 

47.          Try out meditation 

 

48.          Organise your thoughts

 

49.          Try out a new podcast

 

50.          Learn a new word every day!

 

51.          Donate to a food back

 

52.          Take time for reflection 

 

53.          If you need someone to talk to, give Nightline a call

 

54.          Host a virtual festival with your bubble and livestream old performances

 

55.          Re watch your favourite film

 

56.          Unplug from technology 

 

57.          Support a local business online or visit in your bubble

 

58.          Get your household together for a virtual theatre performance 

 

59.          Get in touch with a friend you’ve been meaning to contact

 

60.          Have a garden? Why not spruce it up?

 

61.          Visit a local zoo or aquarium with your bubble

 

62.          Visit your local charity shop

 

63.          Check in with your friends and family

 

64.          Offer to walk a neighbour’s dog

 

65.          Live stream the Northern Lights

 

66.          Try out a crafts tutorial

 

67.          Research your favourite conspiracy theory

 

68.          Watch a documentary

 

69.          Host a games night for your bubble

 

70.          Create a mood board on Pinterest

 

71.          Watch a TED Talk 

 

72.          Give a TED talk

 

73.          Give a yoga tutorial a go

 

74.          Go on a virtual date 

 

75.          Make your own sourdough starter and feed it every day

 

76.          Visit a museum

 

77.          Visit a place of worship, reach out to multi-faith chaplaincy

 

78.          Have a picnic 

 

79.          Research your family tree

 

80.          Plan a holiday for the future to a destination you’ve always wanted to visit 

 

81.          Reach out to one of your course student representatives 

 

82.          Sign an online petition 

 

83.          Make sure you’ve registered to vote

 

84.          Listen to an audio book 

 

85.          Write the first three chapters of your autobiography 

 

86.          Purchase a music membership and reignite your musical talent 

 

87.          Take up photography and photograph some memories

 

88.          Get a paper published in an Academic Journal

 

89.          Solve a mystery

 

90.          Develop an idea for a new app

 

91.          Try and hit 10,000 steps a day

 

92.          Create a band

 

93.          Make a playlist of your favourite songs 

 

94.          Sign up as a peer mentor 

 

95.          Get to that level you’ve been trying to reach on your favourite video game 

 

96.          Set you and your household a weekly fun challenge and see what you come up with 

 

97.          Create a virtual study group with course mates

 

98.          Try and reduce your carbon footprint 

 

99.          Challenge your household to a bake off!

 


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