COVID19 Lockdown Check In

COVID19 Lockdown Check In

What are we on, week 6 or 7?! Who knows any more. It’s definitely been a rollercoaster for us all. High emotions and uncertainty and boredom and a gradual adjustment to this temporary normal. We haven’t had *that* many plans cancelled so far… we had...

What I Read in April (2020)

So April was the first full month of COVID19 lockdown. I’d love to say only full month of lockdown, but I don’t see things opening up here (England) in May. I read a lot, and partly that was because I was deliberately trying to leave my phone alone and...

Friday Five: 01/05/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. This week is quarantine focused, since we’re in lockdown due to COVID19. Stay safe, guys! Here we go: CHANGE I’VE BEEN FORCED TO MAKE...

Friday Five: 17/04/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. This week is quarantine focused, since we’re in lockdown due to COVID19. Stay safe, guys! Here we go: PODCAST I WAS INTERVIEWED ON: I was delighted...
You Don’t Have To Do It All In A Crisis

You Don’t Have To Do It All In A Crisis

This is a crisis, baby. As I define in Time Management for Writers, a crisis is usually: Short-term Unexpected COVID19 and the related lockdown is an absolute crisis, and I’m getting a little weary of seeing the memes that use productivity-shaming. “Yo! If...
A Different Type of Easter Break

A Different Type of Easter Break

We’re apparently halfway through the two-week Easter break. I say apparently because I only realised on Thursday that it was actually the first week of Easter school holidays. That explained why there hadn’t been any communication from school that week! I...
Friday Five: 10/04/20

Friday Five: 10/04/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. This week is quarantine focused, since we’re in lockdown due to COVID19. Stay safe, guys! Here we go: FAVOUR I’VE BEEN GRANTED So, back in...

The Kubler Ross Stages of Lockdown Grief

Fittingly, I’m writing this on the 11th anniversary of my dad’s death. That day was the start of my journey with grief, and it’s been a winding road ever since. I’ve come to believe that grief is what we feel over the death of something. It...
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