When does this all end?

I’m frustrated. I’m exhausted. I’m done! Anyone else? It can’t be just me?? I still often wonder how we have got to this place? How are we still here? Why can’t we make this all stop? It feels like a bad dream that we just can’t wake up from. My sensible side, however, tells meContinue reading “When does this all end?”

Virtually Starting a New Job

Yes I did! I started a brand new job with a brand new company just over six months ago (in the midst of this pandemic and lockdowns and restrictions). I interviewed virtually. Completely over zoom meetings. No face to face. And, my interviews were always in smart but casual clothes sitting in my home office.Continue reading “Virtually Starting a New Job”

Big Hopes for 2021

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”

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”

The weather outside is frightful…

The start of winter is most definitely here! I find it incredible to think that just under two weeks ago I went for a walk around my neighbourhood in shorts and t-shirt. The sun was shining and the warm gave its last bow for the year, as just two days later I had converted toContinue reading “The weather outside is frightful…”

The Power of Nature

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”