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Week X-5: Hiding in a book

It's now five weeks at home.  We're all going a bit crazy I think.  I struggle to know what day it actually is.  My knowledge of time is more or less completely driven by whether children are asking for food.  There's another two weeks before there is any prospect of things changing and then there's… Continue reading Week X-5: Hiding in a book

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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