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”

The Lockdown: Week 12 – How Do You Plead?

Friday 12th June 2020 HAPPY FRIDAY ALL! HOW HAS YOUR WEEK BEEN? Some children went back to school this week. I was contemplating it … Skye is in year 6 and this is her final few weeks of primary school before she heads off to secondary school in September. She really wants to go backContinue reading “The Lockdown: Week 12 – How Do You Plead?”

The Lockdown – Day 24: A Chill In The Air

13th April 2020 – Monday Easter Monday! It’s Bank Holiday Monday aka Easter Monday. This is the first year that I forgot to get Easter eggs for the kids. I totally forgot but you know what, they weren’t that bothered anyway. As a matter of fact they don’t even eat their eggs – I recentlyContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 24: A Chill In The Air”

The Lockdown – Day 22: Anxiety and Burgers

11th April 2020 – Saturday I’m feeling extensive anxiety this evening  … the current situation with the coronavirus seems to be getting out of control and I am continuously thinking about what would happen if I catch it? What would it feel like? Will staying isolation guarantee that I will remain safe? This evening IContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 22: Anxiety and Burgers”

The Lockdown – Day 21: Easter Weekend Is A No Show

10th April 2020 – Friday Happy Good Friday (if there is such a thing?). I’m feeling much better today. Nothing that a swig of Day Nurse and a day of rest can’t do for me. To be honest … I think it’s my hayfever playing up also which is also making me feel very rough.Continue reading “The Lockdown – Day 21: Easter Weekend Is A No Show”

The Lockdown Day 17: When Only A Cardboard Box Will Do

6th April 2020 – Monday The start of the third week for us has begun. Not really sure what day of the week it is sometimes … when you have a routine and it is pretty much the same every weekday, all the days seem to merge into one big long day. At least theContinue reading “The Lockdown Day 17: When Only A Cardboard Box Will Do”

The Lockdown – Day 16: Prayer Day

5th April 2020 – Sunday I forgot to mention that yesterday was the festival “Ching Ming” or loosely translated as the “Tombsweeping Day” in the Chinese calendar. It is one of the most important days of the year. It is the day where we remember our ancestors and visit their graves. It is tradition toContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 16: Prayer Day”

The Lockdown – Day 14: It’s The Little Things That Matter

3rd April 2020 – Friday Ahhhhhhhh it’s Friday, not that it really makes a difference because we can’t go anywhere or do anything … but let’s say YAY for the weekend anyway! For us the weekends mean: lie ins, no home schooling and staying up late to watch epic movie marathons. I’ve been having feelingsContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 14: It’s The Little Things That Matter”