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”

How difficult is it to do something new every day?

My challenge is to stick to seven resolutions, six days a week for five days. [See end of blog for complete list of my commandments.] I am attempting to do something new every day (or 6 days per week), to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. It sounds so fun, so exciting and interesting that whenContinue reading “How difficult is it to do something new every day?”

Day 19 of 10 resolutions daily for 30 days

[See end of blog for complete list of my ten commandments.] Some days are easy, some days are more difficult – particularly during a lockdown. My first thought this morning was that I could easily spend the entire day in bed, if I didn’t have kids. I imagined it. I longed for it. Even whenContinue reading “Day 19 of 10 resolutions daily for 30 days”

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”