I broke the lockdown rules.

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. Yesterday I broke the rules. for the first time. I accidentally-on-purpose “bumped” into a family up the road in the local park. We’ve been so cautious and compliant with all the rules. However, over the last fewContinue reading “I broke the lockdown rules.”

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”

Which is kinder – locking down or staying out?

Are we in a nuclear option situation – Is it mental health versus physical health? if we lockdown will we destroy our mental health and our economy? What’s the kindest option? There are quite a few voices complaining about another lockdown for reasons of mental health and employment protection, and I get it. I didn’tContinue reading “Which is kinder – locking down or staying out?”