Category Archives: Observations

Socially distanced coincidence?

A couple of new developments expected this week with the prospect of lockdown restrictions being further relaxed here. The timing of all this has come as a bit of a relief as I am due to be away for a … Continue reading

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One cup or two?

Another week and judging by the number of pieces of paper on my desk, indicating things to do (and to remember – it’s all very high tech!), things are looking up. It is now likely I will be out and … Continue reading

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Treat Temptation

Everything is starting to get strange, even, dare I say, a little normal. Evening sports activities have now started again and so have been out and about, albeit as the evening taxi service. This new ‘normality’ is resulting in a … Continue reading

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Time to upgrade?

This last week I tried to make an effort to upgrade lunch. After a year of lockdown and soggy ham sandwiches, I figured there is still a little time to enjoy a change before a return to office canteen food. … Continue reading

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Let us eat cake…

This week it felt like spring returned and we arrived at that strange time of year when it is warmer outside than inside. It is now of course entirely possible to spend the morning working away, shivering with the heating … Continue reading

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A long time ago, in a galaxy not far away…

With this week being largely vacation the pace of life slowed somewhat. My cat for one seemed to notice, or at least I noticed back. It seemly spent the week practicing Jedi mind stares on me for food and treats… … Continue reading

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Video delivery…

Last week has been the run-up to Easter and the question of the week was why do things always seem to get busier right before a few days off? Why does it always feel like a rush to the finish … Continue reading

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One year on…

This week marked a milestone. One year since the start of lockdown started and a year since these weekly observations started. Sometimes it is worth looking back… how we seemed to be in complete shock at the time, stuck at … Continue reading

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…don’t pave the cow path

With schools back, daily life is increasingly resembling some form of normality. However, Easter is around the corner and thoughts are now turning to summer holidays. The potential for continued travel restrictions over the summer was not great news this … Continue reading

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The work-life-school balance

With many schools in the UK restarting last week, this week marks a big step for many parents… the end of homeschooling. Hopefully a change in the right direction for all of us. Some quick observations so far. Time seemed … Continue reading

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