Me on Monday | 20 June

It was a week of incredibly hot days and a negative test. I had a few days of terrible backache - "How's old Bert's lumbago?"I planted out four lavender bushesI binged watched The Lincoln Lawyer and began series 2 of Sweet Magnolias, both on NetflixI finally brought the garden umbrella out of storage I sat … Continue reading Me on Monday | 20 June

Me on Monday | 13 June

It was a week of Covid-19 isolation. The Brainy One and The Boy were self-isolatingThe Brainy One's jury service was deferred until later this yearThe Boy tested negative of day 5, The Brainy One was still positiveThe Boy returned to school after 2 consecutive negative tests. He was sent home again before lunch, as he … Continue reading Me on Monday | 13 June

Life in the Time of Covid | Isolating at Home

As this post goes live this morning, The Brainy One and The Boy are on Day 5 of isolating at home. Two out of three Banished The Brainy One and The Boy managed to bring back an unwanted guest from Jersey. After more than two years of avoiding the virus, both tested positive for Covid-19 … Continue reading Life in the Time of Covid | Isolating at Home

Me on Monday | 30 May

It was a week of mixed weather, admin, horrific news and preparing for a road trip. I went to see Chelsea in Bloom (more on that soon)We had a virtual meeting with a mental health professionalI was left visibly shaken and distressed after learning about the mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas. See here for a … Continue reading Me on Monday | 30 May

Me on Monday | 23 May

It was a week of everyday life mixed with extremely distressing news. The gas boiler was servicedA 21-year-old woman was murdered just 10 minutes away from our houseWe dog sat for my sister-in-loveThe Brainy Boy and The Colombian celebrated 10 years of marriage :)I continued working on the Jersey journalThe surveyor came to confirm our … Continue reading Me on Monday | 23 May

Me on Monday | 16 May

It was another week where we were happy to potter around close to home. I went to the salon to have my eyebrows doneThe Brainy One and I went to B&Q to buy paint and a radiator coverI participated in Mass Observation Day (more on that soon) I had my hair cutThe Brainy One taught … Continue reading Me on Monday | 16 May

Me on Monday | 9 May

It was a week of sunny and warmish days. It was also a reasonably quiet week. Monday was a Bank Holiday and the males in the family went off to the golf courseTilly needed a visit to the vet, as she had picked up kennel cough There's a decision still to be made about paint … Continue reading Me on Monday | 9 May