April 29, 2020

On April 8th 'The Guardian' online had the attention grabbing headline 'UK daily coronavirus death toll surpasses 900 for the first time', taking our total to 7,097 deaths.  As I read these daily fateful figures all I can think about is the individuality of loss and gr...

April 26, 2020

Ok, so we are back from our walk, back from what has become a near daily routine of pushing our son into a hedge, desperate to create more distance between him and people who insist on walking side by side down a small, narrow lane.  Even more so today when a couple I...

April 22, 2020

It's the early hours of Monday morning.  I am awake listening to the weather build in energy, grow in ferocity outside.  I can hear voices, screams, in the wind...like banshees.  It had started suddenly this evening, the wind seemed to come out of nowhere, unbidden, wi...

April 16, 2020

Sunday lie in.  Lovely.  

My husband then wanted to watch 'The Lord of The Rings' trilogy so we all sat on the settee watching the destruction of trees as the land fell to furnace and war...  'Somehow' I get the feeling that Tolkein feared an age where nature was d...

April 15, 2020

End of our second week facilitating our children's learning at home.  2 weeks in to self-isolation.  As a nation it seems we are doing so much DIY, gardening and spring cleaning that some local authorities struggle to continue to collect this type of waste.  At the sam...

April 6, 2020

'Wow, the Black Death started in China as well mum...', our son is doing his history school work, of course. 'There was pus and gangrene and bits dropped off...'.  I rouse myself to check the historical source of all this fascinating data and take the 'Horrible Histori...

April 3, 2020

I am feeling tired - it reminds me of the tiredness that you feel when grieving because you are constantly thinking about things, working them out, going over the same things again and again - often with more questions than answers...

Shopping feels like a nightmare - t...

April 2, 2020

I feel overloaded with facts and figures - weighed down is perhaps the better description.  In the UK the death toll stood at 759 yesterday, 181 more than Thursday when 578 people had died.  The fatalities are starting to climb - 260 people have died overnight in the U...

April 1, 2020

One of my friends went shopping Wednesday and saw police on the supermarket doors, one person from each family only allowed to shop and a 'one person out and one person in' policy.  Now the reality seems to have come to our rural idyll, there are rumours of riots in Lo...

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