Saturday, 5 September 2020

2009.06 COUNTDOWN

It seems I am always counting down the days to my next day off or to my next pay day. I can't wait for the time to pass but as I get older I realise I shouldn't be throwing time away.

Friday, 21 August 2020

2008.21 STAYCATION NO MORE

The word 'Staycation' is being thrown around a lot at the moment. People are using it to describe their alternative holiday plans, it's been used in advertising and media too. I hate this term.

Friday, 7 August 2020

2008.07 GOODBYE NAN

I've always considered myself lucky that at my age I still have a couple of grandparents left. Until this week...

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

2007.13 THE TROUBLE WITH TRIBBLES

Did I say Tribbles? I meant Guinea Pigs.

Friday, 19 June 2020

2006.19 WHOLE NEW WORLD?

So the lockdown is starting to be relaxed, people are returning to work and pretty soon shops will be reopening. We have been promised a "new normal" but what does this look like?

Saturday, 6 June 2020

2006.07 BLACK LIVES MATTER

I've deliberated about this post for some time but I can't ignore what happened. I can't be silent since that would make me complicit.

2006.06 THE BIG BUILD

We've been enjoying some glorious weather recently. Sunny and dry every day (in fact it is too dry and gardeners all wishing for a downpour). I sought to take advantage of this gloriousness and build my new shed.

Saturday, 23 May 2020

2005.27 ASYLUM - COPING IN LOCKDOWN


Lockdown continues all be it slightly relaxed and it feels pretty heavy going for most of us.

Saturday, 9 May 2020

2005.09 NOT HOLIDAY

Ok, the plan was to be in Wales for our birthdays. I'd booked the time off and was really looking forward to some quality time in our 'special place'. Of course that was not to be.

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

2005.05 LOCKED DOWN BIRTHDAY


Like many others I celebrate a birthday in the Coronavirus lockdown.