Stop trying to keep things normal, because they’re not

Today is our third day home schooling and our second day on lockdown. My kids are currently sat enjoying a movie while they eat their lunch – despite it being a lovely day outside – and I’m grabbing a quick 15 minutes at my laptop while they’re happy. Is this normal? No. Is this structured …

Ordinary Moments: a window of opportunity 6/52 (2020)

This week’s ordinary moment was taken in a very small window of opportunity yesterday afternoon when Storm Ciara quietened down a little. There wasn’t much we could do as all the roads around out village were flooded, but we still managed to grab our scooters and bikes for a little fresh air. The Bear is …