A week off work
Apr12

A week off work

We should have been on holiday in Padstow last week. We booked it way back in August last year, when the world was getting back to normal and we couldn’t possibly imagine things would all go horribly wrong again. We just chose one of the weeks of the Easter holidays at random, without putting any thought into it. We chose the wrong one. If we’d have chosen this week, we would be in Padstow right now, without question....

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Silent Sunday 11.4.21
Apr11

Silent Sunday 11.4.21

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Easter Sunday 2021
Apr06

Easter Sunday 2021

Easter Sunday this year was a special one for us, just as it was for so many families in the UK. On 29th March, lockdown restrictions were eased, meaning six people or two households could meet outside. So we could have my mum and dad round for Easter! Last Easter, I had Covid myself (although I was never tested, because testing wasn’t a thing then unless you were very ill). Then at the end of last year, my Dad was seriously ill...

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Project 365 2017 Week 16
Apr22

Project 365 2017 Week 16

It’s been a quiet second week of the school holidays spent at home for us. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 106 – Sunday 16th April – Easter Sunday! I don’t believe in going overboard with presents and chocolate at Easter, so my kids woke up to just one egg each from us. They had a small egg hunt in the garden with their little cousins, then we all went round to my parents’ for lunch (my...

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Project 366 Week 13
Apr02

Project 366 Week 13

The first week of the Easter holidays hasn’t been particularly exciting. Regular readers will know that I’m not very good at making school holidays fun. Ironically, being a work at home mum makes it harder than actually going out to work, as I pretty much have to do some work every day and at any time an email or phone call could come in that has to take priority over everything else. Here’s our week in...

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