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

Me on Monday | 6 June

It was a week of half term travels, the Jubilee and testing. Rozel Bay, Jersey We completed our road trip to Jersey (lots more on that coming soon)We enjoyed a family outing to see Top Gun:Maverick at the cinemaWe went to a fantastic Platinum Jubilee party with The Oldest Friends - our god daughter baked … Continue reading Me on Monday | 6 June

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

Me on Monday | 25 April

It was a week of back-to-school, sunny days and easing back into a routine. I donated my 36th pint of bloodI began planning my Jersey JournalI launched an Instagram account for the original Happy Mail - @maggieandkaypenpalsI went to the salon to have my eyebrows doneWe went for brunch down by the River ThamesThe Boy … Continue reading Me on Monday | 25 April

Me on Tuesday | 19 April

It was the second week of the Easter holidays and we had visitors. We took my God Daughter and her parents to Cambridge for the dayWe went out to brunchWe went to Kew GardensTilly went for an overdue haircutOur visitors went homeThe Boy and I went book buying in HatchardsThe Boy and I went to … Continue reading Me on Tuesday | 19 April