• Sending children back to school during Covid-19. What will you do?

    June 9, 2020

    During lockdown I’ve been writing letters to my children. Nothing too deep and meaningful, just general thoughts on the current situation and a few statistics and facts thrown in for good measure. I thought it would be nice for our children to read back on when they’re a bit older and hopefully by then life…

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  • How lockdown has changed our lives and other peoples lives

    May 20, 2020

    Living in lockdown has had an impact on everyone in some way or another. For a lot of people it’s meant more time with family resulting in a new appreciation of what we have. For others it means a chance to learn new skills, reflect on life as it was and make changes. For other…

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  • 3 Ways To Keep Busy Right Now

    May 15, 2020

    https://unsplash.com/photos/cwGk-u9PHOo It’s difficult to stay busy at the best of times, but when you’re stuck inside, you run out of ways to entertain yourself, and the kids, quickly. There are only so many times you can tackle your tower of puzzles, play board games with makeshift pieces, or waste the day away watching TV.  There…

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  • The Reality of Living in Lockdown

    May 6, 2020

    A few weeks ago I published a blog post called The Lockdown Silver Lining. In this blog post I wrote about all of the positive things about being stuck in a lockdown. For example, being able to spend more time with my children and having more time outdoors. I still stand by those things. Just…

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  • The Lockdown Silver Lining

    April 7, 2020

    Week two of lockdown. I’ll admit I had a really bad day last week. The realisation of what’s going on finally sunk in. I went to the supermarket to buy food for my 92 year old mother-in-law, for ourselves and I also needed to buy food for our pet rabbit. Three visits to three different…

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  • Coronavirus and our new reality

    March 30, 2020

    If you’d have told me at the tail end of 2019 that by March 2020 the entire world would be facing a pandemic I wouldn’t have believed you. If you’d have told me that pretty much the entire world would be under ‘lockdown’ I wouldn’t have believed you. Even if you’d have told me that…

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  • Let’s talk about Coronavirus: Covid-19

    March 23, 2020

    We are currently living in what feels like a very surreal time. It’s almost as though a movie has become real life and we’re all playing a part in it. Shops are empty, people are panic buying toilet rolls, crossing the road to avoid other people and businesses are closing. Schools are pretty much empty…

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