A Jolly Safety Christmas

As we watch the daily news with headlines talking about cases rising, this new variant sparking the likelihood of another pending lockdown and tighter restrictions, I feel like a sitting duck waiting for Covid to strike our family. Another Christmas and New Year’s impacted by this pandemic feels inevitable. I had made some lovely plansContinue reading “A Jolly Safety Christmas”

Keep Calm and Stay Safe

Here we go again. Another variant and cases rising.  But let’s be honest we’ve been there before; we know the drill.   So, what’s different this time?  We have more people vaccinated, we have more science and knowledge, and we are now well accustomed to social distancing and other safety measures. For many of us we miss ourContinue reading “Keep Calm and Stay Safe”

Covid Time Warp

It’s been a while I know. I’m sorry for that. I’m sure like many of you the events of the last two years have created many ups and downs. More lockdowns, restrictions everywhere, constantly being updated on case numbers and death rates, feeling helpless to support those experiencing the fallout of the pandemic and theContinue reading “Covid Time Warp”

Locking down again…

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…”

Covid Work Life Boundaries

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”

Exploring: The Cotswolds

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”

My post Covid-19 wish list

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”