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Week X-Y: Puddles and sea breezes

The last few weeks have been some sort of quazi state, full lockdown seems a long time ago but... we're neither there nor normal. We still do not know what X is, and I've lost count of Y. At the end of July, when I got my haircut for the first time in months, the… Continue reading Week X-Y: Puddles and sea breezes

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Week X-3: A fresh wave of grief

I guess week three of lockdown was always going to be a bit of an interesting one.  It's the first week of "the germ factory holidays", the week we were supposed to have close friends from 250 miles away staying with us who we haven't seen in over six months, and the first anniversary of… Continue reading Week X-3: A fresh wave of grief

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Nothing is going to happen today that You and I can’t handle together

It's been a really intense month, physically and emotionally. We started with the taster day at school and the older two looking so grown up in their uniform and equally excited. There were tears at bedtime because they couldn't go again until September! There were also tears on the way home at the end of… Continue reading Nothing is going to happen today that You and I can’t handle together