Photo credit: The Boy Grateful to the teachers who made camping overnight in the school grounds a reality for The Boy and his classmates.
The final of Euro 2020 is on Sunday evening (BST) (I'm talking about football (soccer to my North American friends)) where Italy will play England at London's Wembley stadium. Delayed from last year, the England team's performance during the competition has brought a smile to the faces of the majority of the nation. Of course, … Continue reading The Inclusivity of Football
It was a week without any side effects from my recent colonoscopy (more on that tomorrow).There was yet another appointment for The Boy about his toe - he is very fed up about it. :(There was too much discussion with the developer working nearby about safe practices and attitude.I chose the paint for our next … Continue reading Me on Monday
I booked tickets for The Boy and me to visit the photography exhibition in Pitzhanger Manor this week and it was hugely exciting to see my photo of him on the gallery's wall. 🙂 This exhibition will obviously feature in my Covid-19 journal. And I can now say that I have had a photograph displayed … Continue reading Photography Exhibition | Pitzhanger Manor
A week of sunshine and showers. I kept a Mass Observation Diary and submitted it.We spent the weekend clearing the loft ready for decorating to begin - it was a dusty and sweaty job. I then left Post-it notes all over the walls indicating paint colour.I tried to freecycle an old armchair. It was in … Continue reading Me on Monday
A week of sunshine, blue skies and an afternoon of torrential rain: The Brainy One took a car load of junk to the recycling centreThe Spring cleaning is continuing. I began at the top of the house and have yet to leave the loft office. The Brainy One is something of a hoarder.I attended a … Continue reading Me on Monday
Him: "Does this mean I should stop biting my toenails?" Doctor: "I'm impressed that you can still put your foot in your mouth, but yes, please stop."
I did not think that when I began keeping a scrapbook about the Covid-19 pandemic I would be on the 3rd album ... Great news about the vaccine rollout - both for the country and me personally. 🙂 The Boy has to be tested twice a week as a condition of being able to return … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 13
This time last year, I never imagined I'd be trying to marshall my thoughts into some sort of coherent post about how the last 365 days have been for me and my family. It is perhaps easiest if I divide my thoughts into two columns - positives and negatives ... Positives: Lockdowns work. They're hard … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – One Year on
The Boy has returned to in-person learning ... regular COVID testing twice a week is now the norm for him.