Category Archives: Observations

Un-lockdown v 2.0

Finally, it feels as if things are looking up; Pandemic case numbers are down, the vaccine reached 20m 1st doses, schools due to return & this weekend was positively spring-like. Inevitably discussion is now turning to what will happen next. … Continue reading

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The grapes of sloth

Another weekend passes and the weather has finally started to get a little warmer, even a few early flowers out. Spring will cheer us all up no doubt, and with lower COVID numbers there are definite reasons for optimism… long … Continue reading

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Brrrring on Spring

Last weekend felt like spring and by contrast this weekend back in the deep freeze. However, out on the bike for a ride, there were still lots of people also outside too. At this point I think we all need … Continue reading

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Click and Collect – going off my trolley

We have all been locked in for a few weeks now and it’s clear we are all getting a bit stir crazy. Out walking everyone is just so friendly these days, stopping for a chat or say hello. It is … Continue reading

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The new business casual?

Another weekend and lockdown fatigue is starting to set in again. It has happened quicker this time than last. There certainly seem to be less novelty video calls at home, quizzes at work, and merriment with memes on the phone. … Continue reading

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Return to New Normal or Nearly Normal

Everything picked up this week, a real sense of momentum and movement, which I sense has cheered us all up. We even had snow today, which really helped break the monotony of lockdown. Everyone was outside it seemed and the … Continue reading

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New Year – Déjà Vu

Another week gone and definitely back into the lockdown routine… Not going out, not meeting folks, and lots of tea with biscuits; my excitement this weekend… defrosting the freezer. Roll-on spring, longer days, and the vaccine… at this point I … Continue reading

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Double humpf day

What a crazy week that was. Not only were we back to work, but also whisked off into another lockdown, schools off, homeschooling, COVID cases rising and then towards the end of the week – a late night watching developments … Continue reading

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Humpf day

For many of us, today is humpf day… the last day of holiday before we return to normality; work, school and of course that which cannot be put off any longer, new year diets. I am not quite sure what … Continue reading

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Good things from 2020

We are nearly there, the end of 2020… hooray. It was a challenging year for sure. It is now nearly the New Year and undoubtedly the time to be more optimistic, despite the news. So as we leave the year … Continue reading

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