Living Through the COVID-19 Pandemic Week 1 – 18th-20th March

Day One It’s Wednesday 18th March 2020, and the UK government has implemented the change where people, where appropriate, begin working from home. The decision at my place of work was made yesterday that all office staff would begin to work remotely. I am part of a Civil Engineering company, and for now, all our…

Ramble #8

It’s been a funny old week, primarily because I’ve been off work with ghastly cough and have been feeling all round icky. I did start the week at work, feeling fine until a rogue cough at 9:30 turned into a coughing storm of doom and after 5 hours of work, I accepted my colleagues repeated…

Travel Ramble – Tignes No 4

I skied. I wish that statement filled me with happiness but actually I’ve had a terrible day. It took me about 3 hours to get down one run from the top to the bottom of the mountain. I was crying hysterically, suffering continuous panic attacks, swearing and angrily hating myself. I have tight calves, I’ve…

Ramble ♯6

First ramble of 2020! What a welcome! I’m writing this as I watch the BBC Re-imagination of Romeo & Juliet done by The Royal Ballet. I absolutely adore ballet, and, for the past 4 years, have seen a ballet production by Matthew Bourne every year. This adaptation has Francesca Haywood starring as Juliet, who, if…