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?…

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…

Thinking and feeling

It’s a funny old time, isn’t it? In the UK, we’re in the midst of a third lockdown and just getting on with things as best we can. And doing the same no doubt, wherever we are in the world. I’m not sure how I feel because it changes from hour to hour. Sometimes minute…