Beating the lockdown blues by trying something new every day – Day 9

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. I was flicking through a book called “how to do just about everything” in hope of finding inspiration, when the title “how to write a love letter” caught my eye. At first, my inners shrivelled at theContinue reading “Beating the lockdown blues by trying something new every day – Day 9”

Trying something new every day – beating the lockdown blues. Day 7

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. It’s a big ask during a normal month, let alone one where your movements are restricted to within 5km of your house. In the last three days, here are my snazzy accomplishments: Today I cooked chilli conContinue reading “Trying something new every day – beating the lockdown blues. Day 7”

Lockdown 2.0 Sucks

It just does. It sucks. First of all, the weather. Second of all, the weather, and third, fourth and fifth of all, the weather is abysmal. There is nothing like the warm embrace of torrential rain that lasts for over 13 hours. The grey blanket has descended and we are submerged until Spring. Kids areContinue reading “Lockdown 2.0 Sucks”

Lockdown – The weekly shop is now the epicentre of my universe, lockdown lethargy and how my mother became a twitchy curtain person

Three months ago, returning from the grocery shop, I’d come into the house with bags in hand. My husband would say, “oh you’re back.” He had zero curiosity about my shopping experience and honestly, it would have been a bit weird and “control freak” of him if he did. Now. Now. NOW!!!!! Ha ha haContinue reading “Lockdown – The weekly shop is now the epicentre of my universe, lockdown lethargy and how my mother became a twitchy curtain person”