Why wait? Let’s bring the festive spirit forward and start celebrating Christmas now. We all need something to look forward to.
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…”
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”
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”
Life is like riding a bike… to keep your balance you must keep moving. This is such an apt saying for right now. We can’t stop, wait and put our lives on hold just because of Covid-19. We have to keep moving forward, despite the challenges that this year, the lockdown and all the restrictionsContinue reading “Back on the Bicycle”
I remember the drive-in with the wired speakers, the crackling sound and the big queues for snacks. Well it’s back and its even better!
Anyone else not feeling the love for housework right now? Even more so than pre Covid-19?
Our lifestyles have changed significantly. At least for most of us. My social calendar is less active, I’m not travelling so much, and I’m not filling up my weekends with many different social activities. I’m spending a lot more time at home. AND… I’m giving myself more permission to make up for the lack ofContinue reading “Covid – Indulgences”