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Coronavirus Blog Day 58

May 15th - 33,998 people have died, 384 in the last 24 hours. So, how to exit lockdown - and when? Two crucial questions that worry me....

Coronavirus Blog Day 53

I am running out of DIY tasks to keep my husband occupied. Both he and my son are upstairs at the moment wrestling with a recalcitrant...

Coronavirus Blog Day 44

It feels as if the world of man has fallen into a fairy story, as if we are under some magical spell. As in 'Sleeping Beauty', all is...

Coronavirus Blog Day 39

Ok, so we are back from our walk, back from what has become a near daily routine of pushing our son into a hedge, desperate to create...

Coronavirus Blog Day 35

So, we have taken a small football out with us on our walks now – practising passing it to each other, keeping it going between us. This...

Coronavirus Blog Day 33

On April 8th 'The Guardian' online had the attention grabbing headline 'UK daily coronavirus death toll surpasses 900 for the first...

Coronavirus Blog Day 26

It's the early hours of Monday morning. I am awake listening to the weather build in energy, grow in ferocity outside. I can hear...

Coronavirus Blog Day 18

Sunday lie in. Lovely. My husband then wanted to watch 'The Lord of The Rings' trilogy so we all sat on the settee watching the...

Coronavirus Blog Day 16

End of our second week facilitating our children's learning at home. 2 weeks in to self-isolation. As a nation it seems we are doing so...

Coronavirus Blog Day 11

I am feeling tired - it reminds me of the tiredness that you feel when grieving because you are constantly thinking about things, working...

Coronavirus Blog Day 6

So this morning we were awake early and watching a squirrel lazily sun himself in the field - binoculars filled in the detail, my eyes...

Coronavirus Blog Day 5

First day of school lessons at home - I am not saying 'home schooled' as that implies I am teaching him and I most definitely am not! ...

Coronavirus Blog Day 4

Today is Mother's Day. So the day started with our son being adamant he could see a goose at the top of a tree in the field opposite our...

Coronavirus Blog Day 2

It is my son's 'last' day at school today - for how long we don't know, schools are shutting because of the Coronavirus. He's 12 and this...

Blogging In Uncertain Times 03/2020

I find writing cathartic, I always have. It helps me deal with emotions and process my feelings - possibly even make sense of, or find...

Why I Write 02/03/2021

Hello and Welcome! I never thought I would have an author’s site. All my writing has mainly been kept a secret. I didn’t share it with...

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