The Lockdown: Week 14 – Summer Is Officially Here

Friday 26th June 2020 Happy Friday! How awesome was the weather this week!? I mean come on … 30°C heat. I must admit I was sweating. We are officially into summer … yes, a whole season passed us while we were in lockdown. How do I know we are officially in the summer season? Well,Continue reading “The Lockdown: Week 14 – Summer Is Officially Here”

The Lockdown: Week 13 -It’s Been A Rough Week

Friday 12th June 2020 Hello all! It has been a pretty exhausting week mentally for me. I’m not going to get into it in detail but the lockdown has put a strain in our family dynamic. Living in close proximity to someone can bring out the worst in you … and this week all ourContinue reading “The Lockdown: Week 13 -It’s Been A Rough Week”

Best Bolognese Sauce

Best Bolognese Sauce Everyone should have a great bolognese sauce as part of their repertoire. I mean, who doesn’t love spaghetti bolognese .. or a simple pasta bake? My bolognese sauce is simple and very verstatile. Not only do I use it with pasta, I also use it for lasagne, chilli con carne and pastaContinue reading “Best Bolognese Sauce”

The Lockdown: Week 11 – Work Ahoy

Friday 5th June 2020 Hello! It feels like I haven’t checked in with you all in forever, but it has only been one week. Alot has happened this week in terms of news. Not only is the pandemic still in full swing, but we now have the “Black Lives Matter” situation in America. The riotsContinue reading “The Lockdown: Week 11 – Work Ahoy”

The Lockdown: Week 10 – Anniversary Week

29th May 2020 – Friday Today is my 20th anniversary. Yep, I have been with my husband for 20 years. Gosh, that is a long time to be with one person. I’ve been married for 13 years but together for a whole two decades. I met my husband in university – he wasn’t the usualContinue reading “The Lockdown: Week 10 – Anniversary Week”

The Lockdown: Week 9 – Mini Heatwave A Coming

Friday 22nd May 2020 Hi all … firstly, I just want to thank you for continuing to follow my blog and showing love. It means so much. I hope you are all well and are still staying safe (and alert!). How hot has it been this week? I mean come on … 27 degrees centigradeContinue reading “The Lockdown: Week 9 – Mini Heatwave A Coming”

The Lockdown: Week 8 – Two Months and Counting

15th May 2020 – Friday Hey hey hey … how are you all doing? Welcome to my Friday rant. I am rolling into two months now and how am I feeling? I’m not sure … Following on from Boris Johnson’s confusing speech a few days ago, I’m not too sure how I should be feeling.Continue reading “The Lockdown: Week 8 – Two Months and Counting”

The Lockdown: Week 7 – Believe That Better Times Are Coming

8th May 2020 – Friday Hey all … how are you all? Hope you are all well, smiling and continuing to stay positive through all this. We are now into our 7th week in lockdown. This week I have been feeling better. As you know, last week was a little bit of a struggle forContinue reading “The Lockdown: Week 7 – Believe That Better Times Are Coming”

The Lockdown – Week 5: Birthday Week

24th April 2020 – Friday It’s my son’s birthday tomorrow … He’s going to be 9! He calls it his birthday week as he wants to celebrate it for the whole week. Talk about milk it … but it sucks having a birthday during lockdown, it really does – so he is forgiven. Every yearContinue reading “The Lockdown – Week 5: Birthday Week”

The Lockdown – Day 30: What A Month It Has Been

19th April 2020 – Monday Today marks a month of lockdown. A month where me and the family have been at home. A month of tension and anxiety … not knowing when this is going to end. I know it has to end sometime, but the uncertainty is causing me distress. Today I made someContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 30: What A Month It Has Been”