Blind Leading the Blind

I think there comes a point when you pretty much realise that you are completely ready for lockdown to be over and are ready to return to work and some sort of normality. My point of realisation was last week when I was stood in the bedroom with the window blind wrapped around my head.  … Continue reading Blind Leading the Blind

Death by Black Bean Sauce

My hairdresser emailed me (and all the other customers, I assume) last week to give the good news that she has an opening date, though provisional, and that they were currently making the appropriate changes to salon so that they are able to open with social distancing in operation.  I don't think I have ever … Continue reading Death by Black Bean Sauce

It’s fine to miss having a haircut

Good day dear reader.  I hope you are well.  These are difficult times indeed and as we pass the eighth week of lockdown it's amazing to think that we've actually done it.  It's not finished, of course, but if someone had said to you this time last year that pubs, clubs and non-essentials shops would … Continue reading It’s fine to miss having a haircut

A Note to the Selfish People

For this next Lockdown Note I had been going to write about mental health but I’m shunting that a couple of days as I have a few things to read about this current pandemic and mental health and also because something annoyed me and I feel I should write about how selfish some people really … Continue reading A Note to the Selfish People

The Queue Issue

Since lockdown started we’ve been asked to queue outside supermarkets so that they can limit how many are in the store at any one time. I completely agree with this and have been observing social distancing. At first our local Sainsbury’s wasn’t sure how they wanted people to queue so it was a bit of … Continue reading The Queue Issue

In Lockdown – Coping

As I write this I am sitting watching Contagion on ITV2.  Quite why they've decided this should remain on the schedule is beyond.  Though I am watching it and the parallels at the start of the film with what is going on right now are scary.  "Somewhere in the world the wrong pig met up … Continue reading In Lockdown – Coping