The Lockdown – Day 12: April Fool’s Day

1st April 2020 – Wednesday APRIL FOOLS DAY! We are on day 12 of hibernation … ahem  … I mean self-isolation, lockdown whatever you want to call it. I am actually ok with not going out right now. I love being at home anyway so it doesn’t bother me so much. Hubby is feeling boredContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 12: April Fool’s Day”

Grandad’s Garlic Chicken Wings

Grandad’s Garlic Chicken Wings So this recipe is not actually my grandad’s recipe but my father-in-law’s recipe so it is Skye and Devon’s grandad’s recipe. (Phew! There’s a mouthful!). We call this “Yeye’s Chicken Wings” which literally translates as Grandad’s chicken wings. My FIL (Father-In-Law) has been making these chicken wings for years and weContinue reading “Grandad’s Garlic Chicken Wings”

The Lockdown – Day 11: Breathe and Relax

31st March 2020 – Tuesday Ah yes, it’s the end of the month and that means payday for me! I am one of the fortunate ones who still gets a salary even though I am self-isolating. I’m grateful for that. Today we started off with some home-schooling. Skye wrote a spooky short story about aContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 11: Breathe and Relax”

The Lockdown – Day 10: The Start Of A New Week

30th March 2020 – Monday Hello Monday morning … and a new week has begun! To be honest, today is the same as any other day. I have been feeling particularly anxious today. Feeling really unsettled. Very antsy … very agitated. My hubby in particularly has been annoying the hell out of me. Like seriouslyContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 10: The Start Of A New Week”

The Lockdown – Day 9: Sunday Funday!

29th March 2020 – Sunday Doesn’t it feel like every day is the same? I don’t even know what day it is anymore … Sunday? Feels like a Sunday everyday. I woke up late again today … it being a Sunday I thought I deserved it. Did you know that the clocks went forward inContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 9: Sunday Funday!”

The Lockdown – Day 8: The Boredom Is Starting To Sink In

28th March 2020 – Saturday The weather is a bit colder today. I felt the chill when the kids were playing in the garden this morning. The air felt damp and my asthma started playing up. Great stuff! Skye was particularly bored today. I decided not to do any home-schooling on a weekend as IContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 8: The Boredom Is Starting To Sink In”

The Lockdown – Day 7: 7 Is A Lucky Number Right?

27th March 2020 – Friday So it’s been 7 days already. 7 days self-isolation. 7 days of being stuck indoors with my husband who is finding it really difficult to stay motivated and is just falling asleep all over the place … and he’s been eating non-stop too … he is literally eating me outContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 7: 7 Is A Lucky Number Right?”

The Lockdown – Day 6: Thank You NHS!

26th March 2020 – Thursday My phone has been super busy lately. Since we’ve been on lockdown everyone seems to be on their phones, keeping up to date with the news, texting each other and sending each other memes, jokes and such. I received word today that my local park (Victoria Park) is closed toContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 6: Thank You NHS!”

The Lockdown – Day 5: Has It Only Been 5 Days Already?

25th March 2020 – Wednesday Skye woke up early this morning. I can always rely on her to get her cute butt out of bed early. Devon on the other hand was still in bed at 10am. When I went upstairs to go check on him, he was lying in bed with the hubby talkingContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 5: Has It Only Been 5 Days Already?”

The Lockdown – Day 4: When You Just Can’t Be Bothered

24th March 2020 – Tuesday Well the morning study session didn’t go as planned. We woke up late … or should I say I woke up late. My bed was too comfy and warm and the thought of another day of homeschooling wasn’t appealing. Study session didn’t start until 10:30am … an hour and aContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 4: When You Just Can’t Be Bothered”