No! We learnt about two weeks ago that lockdown can’t end abruptly, it needs to be phased out. We have to move through 5 levels and how long each level lasts will depend on the criticality of the spread of Covid-19. This has enormous implications for many, including my family. My contract has come to… Continue reading End of Lockdown?
My 84 year old mother lives in a retirement home. When lockdown was announced, the matron gave us the option to fetch our parents. I chose to leave my mother there. There are only 25 residents and she stays in her own cottage. They are all still healthy and well after 20 days of lockdown,… Continue reading My 84 year old mom made masks for the carers in her retirement home.
My daughter and I have started weekly yoga sessions, and we need to eat about 2 hours before the session starts. And because the session starts at 6pm and I don't like eating after 7pm, today I decided that we will have an early dinner. Our go to pasta dish is usually a hearty spaghetti… Continue reading Mid-week Pasta Dinner
I'm not a baker mom! I had dragged my daughter into the kitchen to bake a banana loaf so that I didn't have to freeze all the overripe bananas. But banana bread is so easy to make, I replied. You don't need to be precise. I had a recipe but she decided to look for… Continue reading Baking with my daughter
Just been to lunch with my daughter at a lovely restaurant on the edge of a very busy road. You wouldn't know that the busy road was there once you stepped inside. Such lovely decor. And don't forget to look up; the ceiling is covered with lots of twirling bamboo umbrellas. The waiter we had… Continue reading Lunch with my daughter