I work at a place that demonstrates the uniqueness of people. Sometimes we have problems to solve, but mostly days are spent chatting to lovely people who come along to our shop and Post Office for varying reasons. I think lots of the time recently, particularly among the elderly, the trip is the first time… Continue reading The People’s Postcode Lottery got me two more books!
Seem a strange concept? Here me out. If you are a regular reader, you will now be aware, I am trying SO HARD to cling onto the positives during this pandemic. SO HARD. The other day after another busy day at work I was sipping on a beer and trying desperately to stay awake past… Continue reading If I had a tail to wag…
Week 10, 11, 12? I don’t really know to be honest. This week I left the house for the first time since Boris announced we stayed home on March 23rd. It was stranger than I had imagined. I only left to get my MOT! Having waited patiently in an empty reception at the garage, nothing… Continue reading Lock down – an update
13. This little snippet happened early on when we were all trying to figure out what lock down meant and if what we were living through was reality or some horrible nightmare. We’ve now realised we won’t be waking up, it’s real, but I feel this sums up the beautiful innocence of children. A lady… Continue reading In a crazy world where good things happen.
12. Ever tried to write two novels at one time? I think I may have just taken on the challenge. Initially I struggled to find the time to read during lock down, let alone write. Work has been so busy and my breaks were mostly spent coming to terms with what just happened. As if… Continue reading In a crazy world where good things happen.
11. At risk of sounding big headed, I’m proud. The more I hear about and witness the challenges many people are facing with the current situation of the world, the prouder I feel. It’s kind of gone by me unnoticed how at risk myself and my colleagues are each day that we show up to… Continue reading In a crazy world where good things happen.
As promised here are some more ideas to make lock down/isolation/social distancing/ all of those things we are currently living through more bearable. Candles/ Incense Creating a calm space is always healthy but more so now. Sometimes lock down has made me feel stressed because I am able to think about what is happening and… Continue reading Isolation: best of a bad situation 4-6
I was walking home this morning from some friends who let me stay. My sister has just arrived home from Mayuma and so near to her I do not wish to be! She must quarantine for two weeks and before then she needed my bed. So I had to ask my dear friends if I… Continue reading In all of this breathe in the good and breathe out the bad…
10. I think it’s safe to say – we love our NHS. In my village each Thursday night, the clashes of saucepans and spoons is getting louder. The clapping and cheering takes over. Even trumpets play from windows. We heard the lovliest rendition of Somewhere Over The Rainbow last week, it was beautiful. At work,… Continue reading In a crazy world where good things happen.
As with all of my Covid-19 related posts, I am trying to keep things as upbeat as possible. While I feel I haven’t properly experienced lock down due to being a key worker and work being busier than ever, I fully understand how people can find it difficult. Of course I miss things. I miss… Continue reading Isolation: best of a bad situation 1-3