Aunt C.

For reasons I’ve been keeping this one on the DL more than I normally would. While I am super super excited about the news, it hasn’t really been mine to share until now. My enthusiasm might even strike you as out of character given my vocal feelings towards children (generally ICK) but… I’m an aunt!…

Roads

So Boris has released the government’s road map back to normality and it’s with mixed feelings that I contemplate what it means. If all goes according to plan, all social restrictions will be lifted by 21 June. That’s four months away. Which seems like ages but is also not that long at all. Could the…

Help!

Why is asking for help so difficult? I’m trying to be better at it but it’s always so much easier to turn conversation around to whoever you’re speaking to. To listen to their woes, help them unravel their disordered thoughts, and offer comfort and love. So why do we leave ourselves out in the cold?…

Gone witchin’

One thing I’ve really noticed since the first lockdown – and moving to a home I love – is the fact that dust is a serious thing. I knew it was real but how does it gather so quickly? I actually dust my books and surfaces now (some of them) and it feels like I’m…

Mama do the hump

This week started on a high – maybe too high – but today has really lived up to its name. I’ve felt very deflated, with all good intention wafting out the door. I guess that’s just the way the cookie crumbles these days, in Lockdown Life. I’ve taken to standing at the front window looking…