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A Year of Time

Thursday 31 December 2020: So, here it is, the final day of 2020. The turkey leftovers are long gone and the coconut chocolates remain in the Quality Street tin. The pine needles of the Christmas tree cling onto the branches for dear life, but I’m not ready to take down the tree yet as that…

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The New Normal

Saturday 18 July 2020. Day 533: On 26 February 2020, I received a text message from the NHS. It read that ‘there have been a number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID19) in the UK. If you have been abroad in the past few weeks and have concerns, please do not attend the surgery or…

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Sandwich anyone?

Friday 1 November 2019. Day 293: At the end of a week where I’ve worked (the salaried kind), supported my mum through a major operation, managed a family member’s mental health crisis, spent time with my children and grandchildren, cleaned the bathroom and had the offer of sex from two separate men, I’m left wondering,…

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All by myself

Friday 13 September 2019. Day 244: So it’s Friday again and I will mostly be spending yet another weekend pretty much on my own. I am beginning to quietly dread these two days, having no fixed routine like I do when I’m working Monday to Friday. A call to my lovely mum where I share…

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