Year: 2020

Tales from Limbo: Part 4

It doesn’t feel right to title the next post in this ‘series’ as Tales from Lockdown, but it doesn’t exactly feel like normality is restored, so Tales from Limbo it is. In the last post from waaaay back in May (er, how did we get to October?) I was a little bit worried that more […]

A Small Leak (AKA ‘Bathroom Before’)

Back when we moved in 2018, we discovered a leak in the downstairs ‘bathroom’ (amongst many, many other problems which I ranted about across two separate posts: Appearances can be deceptive [..] and Moving Tales: Part 2) I said, on making that discovery: the leak appears to be coming from the shower, which is a […]

Tales from Lockdown: Part 3

After my last lockdown post the Easter holidays drew to a close and we settled back into the homeschool routine. However, the kids seemed to be finding it more difficult to concentrate, and I was more shouty as a consequence. It didn’t feel like we were getting much done, and although I don’t normally do […]

Thoughts on Animal Crossing: New Horizons

I’ve not played Animal Crossing since Let’s Go to the City (also known as City Folk) on the Wii (2008) — missing New Leaf on the 3DS and the mobile versions — so may be a little bit behind on what the series has to offer, but based on the games I have played from […]

Tales from Lockdown: Part 2

As I head into week 5 of my personal covid-19 lockdown experience, I am increasingly finding the days are blurring together. My mental health is up and down, although my hormones are partly to blame this week. Since my last post on lockdown, the kids have moved into official Easter Holidays territory. Normally this would […]

Tales from Lockdown

Due to the ongoing coronavirus / COVID19 crisis, we’ve now been isolating (“social distancing” on crack) for two weeks. Slightly longer than Joe Public because my ex is high risk and we wanted to reduce the risk of the kids passing anything on. After the initial week where negative thoughts and an absence of a) […]