Fairly positive that most of us can answer that question, but as the confinement continues, even U3A members may find their ingenuity challenged.
Here are a few things available that may be of interest. (Information courtesy of Travelzoo and Imogen Monk).
Amazon Prime, Netflix and Now TV are all offering free trials – so this may be the time to try them out.
The Met Opera are streaming live nightly operas, straight to your home for free.
Watch Royal Shakespeare Company productions from home RSC
Free weekly showings at the National Theatre
If you want to reduce the time you spend in front of a screen, the audio-book service Audible has lots of free stories available, which can all be streamed from a laptop or smartphone while you’re doing other bits and bobs. They’re also giving away hundreds of children’s books while schools are closed, and you don’t need an account to listen to them.
You can visit some of the world’s most magnificent national parks through your computer with Google Arts and Culture.
It is still possible to see for millions of miles with your own eyes. If you head outside to look at the night sky, you can use an app like the free Night Sky by pointing your phone towards a celestial object and discover exactly what you’re looking at.
If you’ve always wanted to learn a language but never managed to get round to it, now is the perfect time. Skillshare has a huge range of courses and offers a 2-month free trial, while more specific apps like Duolingo allow you to spend just a few minutes a day learning a foreign language, in a fun game style. It’s free and there’s even an app for kids.
If you’ve finally decided to learn to play the guitar that’s gathering dust in the corner, go to Fender Play, which is offering three months of free online lessons for the first 100,000 signups. You could also have a go at a new hobby. Maybe it’s time for you to get started on your family tree: Ancestry and Genes Reunited both have free trials, giving you access to billions of family records.
To help you wind down at the end of the day, the mental health app Headspace has a selection of ambient “sleepcasts” designed to help you drift off to sleep — a soothing voice will transport you to a quiet campfire in the desert or a sleepy cottage by the beach, creating the perfect conditions to put your mind to rest. The app also has a range of tailored meditation courses, free for everyone, designed to support your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak.