Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – At Home Revisited

Back in April, as well as reaching out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown, I also wrote a short piece about my own lockdown experiences. Six months on, I've written another, so grab a cuppa and pull up a chair. As I type this, London currently sits in Tier 2 - … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – At Home Revisited

Life in Lockdown | Turning Negatives into Positives

I've noticed that I've been feeling more 'down' of late, and even though I know it's okay to feel all the feelings, I'd much rather focus on the positives. Travel: Comfortless Cove, Ascension Island The negative: All our travel plans for this year have been postponed or cancelled. The positive: There is still an outside … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | Turning Negatives into Positives

Life in Lockdown | Life on Hold

I think we're into Week 12 of Lockdown ... but as the weeks are all blurring into each other, I can't say for sure. But I do know that a quarter of 2020 has been put on hold. Life, as we know it, is in suspended animation. The world is still turning. The sun is … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | Life on Hold

Covid-19 | The Journal | Part 2

Added to our Covid-19 journal has been a spread about our attempt at making face masks. I filled one half of a 3x4 pocket with embellishments and stitched diagonally across it. (The embellishments are actually highlighting the other side of the spread, which details the scarcity of paracetamol.) We were suppose to have travelled to … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal | Part 2

Social Distancing and What It Might Mean for Content

What now for This West London Life?  If we're not going anywhere, what will I write about? The lunch we were throwing for family and close friends to mark The Boy Child becoming a teenager?  Cancelled. The Road Trip to Bruges in Belgium during the Easter holidays?  Cancelled. The return visit to Jersey at the … Continue reading Social Distancing and What It Might Mean for Content