I see so many posts and blogs about farewelling 2020, and celebrating the back of a year that many would prefer to forget. Many have struggled through the past several months, being separated from loved ones, fearing this virus and all that it brings, job losses, business downturns, plans cancelled…. I could go on! ButContinue reading “Big Hopes for 2021”
Finding fun activities to keep your child entertained through lockdown can be hard. This is a simple fun game I made up which had my son entertained for over an hour!
England announced this week a second ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown for a month (maybe more). It didn’t come as a surprise with Covid cases increasing and our R number going up and up… In some ways I feel like this should have happened earlier, but as I keep saying, we are where we are, and thereContinue reading “Locking down again…”
The comfort of a real hug is a distant memory. But the thought still counts, so send along your hugs today…
It’s hard to believe we are in October. In some ways this year seems to have dragged, and yet I wonder where the time has gone? I spoke to a fellow parent at the school drop off on Monday and we both agreed that each week just starts with a bit of a groan rightContinue reading “Covid Work Life Boundaries”
I’m not a green finger and gardening generally is not my thing. But… I do love the majestic beauty of a sunflower under the clear blue sky in summer. One of the benefits of lockdown is we were home most of this summer to nurture our garden and so we decided to plan some sunflowerContinue reading “The Power of Nature”
Amidst all the anxiety, isolation and loss this year, can we find something we can be positive about. What will you take away from COVID-19.
Last weekend we were in one of my favourite English countryside locations… The Cotswolds. We are quite fortunate as it is just an hour or two drive from our house, depending on which part of the Cotswolds we visit, but it is truly like entering a different world of quintessential sandstone homes and beautiful landscapes.Continue reading “Exploring: The Cotswolds”
I’ve always been a bit of an insomniac. I find it hard to shut down, wind down and relax at the end of each day. It is as though my mind suddenly wakes in the early evening and everything and anything can be whirling around in my head. After having my son, it got worse.Continue reading “Sleep is over-rated”
I recently read a great blog post on a website I follow Lifesfinewine.com and it has inspired me to think about what I want once this pandemic panic is over. The world has stopped this year, or most of it. Our lives have all been impacted in some way by Covid. In many ways I’mContinue reading “My post Covid-19 wish list”