The Wait

Phil’s brother rang me on Wednesday. He had just tested positive for Covid. At the mere mention of the virus, my stomach dropped. Worry. He’s the first close person I know to have caught it. The news headlines have reached us. But then my head started whirring, and my heart started thumping. I thought back. … More The Wait

A Lockdown Wedding

I’ve never looked forward to a wedding so much. After being postponed twice, due to lockdown, one of my oldest and closest friends -Kate- was hoping for third date lucky. After a year of staying in and bad news and being apart, I was ridiculously excited at the prospect of a celebration and a long … More A Lockdown Wedding

A Change Of Scenery

Over the last eighteen months of staying home, I’ve grown to love where I live. Forced to keep local, instead of day trips in neighbouring counties, we’ve enjoyed picnics and adventures straight from our front door. Instead of driving for miles to find our fun, we’ve had fun scootering for miles. Instead of exploring the … More A Change Of Scenery

Seeds of Hope

Last March, as the coronavirus started to sweep through our country, I sowed some seeds. Tomatoes and cucumbers and sunflowers. For the past decade, I’ve eagerly and excitedly counted down the days to the third month, as only then can I begin growing my vegetables plants. After weeks and weeks of dark and cold, sowing … More Seeds of Hope