My Heatwave Survival Hacks

My Heatwave Survival Hacks

The heatwave has hit the UK, in March! Save me now! We haven't even prepared for this... Only last month it was Winter, and if my calculations are correct the first official day of Spring in the UK began on 20th March 2021. The UK recorded its warmest March day in 53 years on Tuesday [...]

Post-Lockdown Holidays: Smart or Naive?

Post-Lockdown Holidays: Smart or Naive?

'Sun, sea and mojitos' sounds like a glimpse into heaven. But is it too early to be booking your next vacation? Once lockdown lifts, people are gonna be moving erratically. Just think of shopping malls on Christmas eve, but leaving all the gifts and grocery shopping until 30 minutes before closing time. Yeah, that kinda [...]

My Birthday in Lockdown!

My Birthday in Lockdown!

In the words of Taylor Swift, "I don't know about you, but I'm feeling 22!". Me being... me The day has come. I never thought I'd be spending a birthday in lockdown, and was eagerly hoping that restrictions would be lifted just in time (not to have a party) but to at least see another [...]

Merry Christmas To You and Yours!

Merry Christmas To You and Yours!

It's that time of year again! Could it have come any faster? Probably! This year, many have no option but to spend Christmas day alone. In England, we were initially told (early December), we could have 3 households mixing over 5 days (23rd - 27th December). That already seemed risky, but people were planning ahead, [...]

Coronavirus: Have We Learnt Our Lesson?

Coronavirus: Have We Learnt Our Lesson?

People are coming out of lockdown thinking they’ve completed the worst phase. But has it only just begun? Many, are being strategic about the situation we’re in. Not going out for reasons that are unimportant, or being in public areas for laughable excuses. But on the other hand, others are thinking this is their chance [...]