COVID-19 Diary – 20th May – Decisions

Today we received the email we had been waiting for from our daughter’s school, setting out their specific plans for returning children. Year 6 and Year 1 only (which includes our daughter) will be returning from Tuesday 2nd June. I had honestly expected they would start with Year 6 only and build up from there, so was a little surprised, and now we have a … Continue reading COVID-19 Diary – 20th May – Decisions

COVID-19 Diary – 18th May – How Long?

Two months today since I started keeping this diary. In that first entry I wrote “Will write again tomorrow, and for however long it takes for some semblance of normality to return”¬†Two months in, and are we any closer to that? Certainly, there have been small signs that some elements of ‘normal life’ returning, indeed earlier than we would like in some cases. More people … Continue reading COVID-19 Diary – 18th May – How Long?

COVID-19 Diary – 17th May – Trapped

A fairly uneventful day today, in which I was thankful for my relative good fortune in this pandemic. Compared to key workers, people who have lost their jobs, people who have lost loved ones, people struggling with their mental health, I have been very lucky. Which is not to say that there won’t be health or financial implications to come for me, but for now, … Continue reading COVID-19 Diary – 17th May – Trapped