This month is set to become the UK's wettest May on record apparently...and there's more rain to come! Oh joy. It's been like Autumn out there rather than the hopeful start of summer that this month should be, with the clouds starting to part, the sun increasing in warmth and the mood of the nation [...]
On the day that our lockdown is being eased further and the pubs will open their gardens to customers once again....we have snow...in mid-April... You've got to love the UK weather and its sense of humour!
Today marks one year since we, here in the UK, were informed by our Prime Minister that we were going into lockdown for the first time, as this pandemic started taking hold across the globe. I watched the broadcast that night, fearful and anxious, knowing we were witnessing history and wondering what on earth the [...]
I'm not sure it is!! I'm tempted to just stick two fingers up to the year that was 2020 and look forward to 2021, which I hope will bring better things. I'm tired. As I'm sure everyone is and I think we can all agree this year has taken it's toll physically and emotionally. However, [...]
I never in a million years thought that I would be living through a pandemic, it's something you only see in movies isn't it? But here we are. As we watch other nations slowly emerging from their lockdowns, we in UK are in our seventh week and await news from our government as to what [...]
I was unsure whether I should post articles about travel at the moment, as we are all trying to deal with the events that are unfolding around us everywhere in the world. I am mindful that of course travel is just not an option, or a priority, at the moment and with the travel industry [...]
So, like so many others in the UK in light of the new guidance to try to curb the spread of COVID-19, I have been asked to working from home. I had my first experience of this on Wednesday this week...it was very odd! However, because it was so sudden, I am not fully set [...]
I have just returned from a month long trip overseas...and it looks like I got back to the UK in the nick of time! As we left in mid February, the virus was just starting to kick off and as we returned on Friday it had very much taken hold. And of course, since then [...]