I wanted to write down exactly how I felt but somehow the paper stayed empty.And I could not have described it any better. I've not written much in recent months. Started trying to write about our advent this year but although various activities continued the writing did not. That combination of time, exhaustion and struggling… Continue reading Invisible
Written at the start of May... only just got round to proof reading... Moving house in a pandemic is certainly something. Moving house with three small people is also an experience. I've not written anything for a while because I've simply not had the time or energy... Being allowed to do house viewings during a… Continue reading On moving house as lockdown eases…
There's a line in one of the Psalms we've read recently, how much longer?, and I think many are asking that at the moment. How much longer can we cope with home schooling? How much longer will it be before we can see another person face to face, properly? How much longer can we actually… Continue reading Week X-45: How much longer?
At the end of this week something major happened. I'm not on about shops or pubs or anything adult focused. I'm talking about playgrounds...We've had another good week really, exploring Calke Abbey with grandparents, painting jungle animals, making a zip wire for the basket of lunch to get to the lighthouse and built Thomas, but… Continue reading Week X-15: Fresh waves and climbing afoot
How has it been 11 weeks? It feels more like 111 in some ways. I do not know how Noah coped on the Ark. The home schooling restart could definitely have gone better. The mutiny started before we'd even finished breakfast on Monday. The declaration was a remarkably simple one, "if we can't go to… Continue reading Week X-11: Mutiny and castles
Part of me actually doesn't want to write about week seven. In so many ways it was really not pretty. It ended with me taking the decision that I would go out twice. We'd been for a walk in the morning and returned after Fuddle's Keeper had fallen in a swamp. Lunch was undertaken to… Continue reading Week X-7: It happened