Re-visiting grief

This weekend I got to return to somewhere that feels like home to me. Somewhere I used to spend every Thursday evening and Saturday morning from May to September. Somewhere I’d only briefly been into since July 2019. Toddbrook Sailing Club. It was where I helped to run our happy, friendly, welcoming open water swimming …

To Nana Nap or Not?

I’ve always liked sleeping, liked a comfy bed. One of life's proper yet simple luxuries. I need sleep, when I’ve not had enough I really can’t function no matter how much caffeine I consume. When really tired I’ve been known to nod off even after the strongest of coffees. I discovered the power of a …

Lockdownitis – What is it? What are the symptoms? Is there a cure?

What is it? A unique, newly discovered disease affecting many members of the human race across the globe. What are the symptoms? As with many infectious diseases, symptoms can vary from person to person. In the case of Lockdownitis, symptoms can also differ between households, geographic area and are often dependant on duration and severity …

Writing…….

I should be writing. I should be writing a lot. I should be getting all of this out. And yet  I’ve struggled, really, really struggled to sit down and write in the last five weeks. I’m not someone who writes every day. I’ve never been a regular diary keeper. I’m not a “writer” I just …