Saturday Movie Night

Had you asked me a few months back whether I would commit to a Saturday night in on a regular basis, I would have given you a firm and final, ‘NO’! Saturday’s pre Covid-19, pre lockdown were saved for date nights, girls nights, or dinner and drinks with friends. My son has just turned four,Continue reading “Saturday Movie Night”

What happened to my world?

Guest Blog by Grant Leishman To paraphrase a famous American politician – March 12th 2020 is a day that shall live in infamy! Nah, not really! In fact, March 12th 2020 was a pretty special day for me and mine. You see, that was the day my beautiful wife celebrated her 60th Birthday (a milestoneContinue reading “What happened to my world?”

Dear COVID-19 — Lebana’s Journey |Prose and Poetry|

Greetings from the Philippines! Thanks for checking in! COVID-19 has affected the lives of millions all over the world. We have been bombarded for months and the battle still continues. This time, I crafted a short poem about the general situations we are now in and how we must deal with it. If COVID had […]Continue reading “Dear COVID-19 — Lebana’s Journey
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Puzzle me this…

Put away that Netflix remote or your iPad, and bring out the puzzle! Tell me, when was the last time you really tried a new puzzle! I’m talking about a real puzzles… at least 1000 pieces. This may be tame for many, but for me, someone who will never claim to be a puzzle-master, thisContinue reading “Puzzle me this…”

Is social distancing really possible this summer?

With lockdown restrictions easing over summer, a sense of freedom has suddenly set in. Finally, we can leave our four walls and venture a little further than our town or village! In many parts of the United Kingdom, we can even get away for a holiday (to certain locations). The bonus in all this hasContinue reading “Is social distancing really possible this summer?”

Who has their ‘staycation’ booked?

Given everything we have been through this year, don’t we all deserve a holiday? I love travel, I love exploring new places, and most of all, I love getting on a plane and going to somewhere new and exciting, full of culture and new experiences. This year I was meant to go ‘home’ to Australia,Continue reading “Who has their ‘staycation’ booked?”

Getting Fit Despite COVID…

When lockdown started, I had the best intentions to stay fit, use the time around work and caring for my son to get fit and healthy. Unfortunately, the reality was that I ate more working from home. This was exacerbated by having a hungry three-year-old: when he eats, I snack too!  Then, my work schedule wentContinue reading “Getting Fit Despite COVID…”