Me on Monday | 17 January

It was a week where not much happened, probably because we stayed close to home. The Boy was pinged a second time for a possible Covid-19 contact - three of his classmates subsequently tested positive - so he had another 7 days of daily lateral flow testsI went to the orthodontist to have my permanent … Continue reading Me on Monday | 17 January

Me on Monday | 10 January | The Extended Version

Sunset, 4 January 2022 We spent the new year with our closest friends - buffet supper, drinks and lots of laughing. All of us took lateral flow tests on the 29th and again on the morning of the 31st.I broke a piece off my newly repaired retaining bar (lower set of teeth).The Boy and I … Continue reading Me on Monday | 10 January | The Extended Version

For the Love of Books | Titles on Pre-Order

I’ve a number of books on pre-order – more than enough titles to see me through many more months of Covid uncertainty. 🙂 Please note that the release dates are for the UK – other countries may well have a different one. Ooh, look ... the new anything to do with books and reading photo … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Titles on Pre-Order

Annual Blog Review | 2021

Let me begin by thanking you for reading, commenting and staying with me throughout 2021. It was another difficult year. The annual awkward selfie - without and with tidied backdrop 🙂 Let’s also take a look at the all-important numbers: I wrote 254 posts, totaling 38,444 words. I have 359 followers. There were 1,935 comments, … Continue reading Annual Blog Review | 2021

The Best Kind of Early Christmas Present

Before heading home after our night in town, The Boy and I swung by St. Thomas' Hospital on Westminster Bridge Road to see if the Vaccination Centre was accepting teenage walk-ins. They were. The staff were utterly brilliant. Once they knew about The Boy's autism, they went above and beyond to ensure that he was … Continue reading The Best Kind of Early Christmas Present

London’s Christmas Lights at Night | Photo Heavy

The Boy and I recently spent a night at my club in town and after dinner, we ventured out on foot to check out the Christmas lights. (I'd been apprehensive about whether we should go into town or not but having decided to do so, we found Central London quieter than expected. We walked wherever … Continue reading London’s Christmas Lights at Night | Photo Heavy

Me on Monday

Anxiety levels rose with the latest Covid news and we began preparing for our Christmas plans to be curtailed. Lower Regent Street I had a Zoom meeting about a reference I'd written for someoneI had a uncomfortable and somewhat expensive visit to the orthodontist Although the Covid news is beyond grim, I was buoyed by … Continue reading Me on Monday