Self-isolation, quarantine, whatever this limbo is; week seven

Time is strange at the moment. It goes fast, but feels slow. Days take ages, but are over before you know it. This strange coronavirus limbo is warping things. It’s so quiet outside, it’s unreal. Eerie. Spooky. It feels like the entire world has been paused. I didn’t get a …

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Self isolation, week one

You may have heard something about the coronavirus, I’m not sure if it’s on the news yet… Oh, who am I kidding, it’s everywhere. You can’t have not heard about it by now, it’s affecting absolutely everything. We’re self isolating this week because Jake developed a cough the night before …

The Lewis becoming an adult thing

This is going to be hard to write without sounding jaded, or bitter, but I’m going to try. My nephew, Lewis, turned 18 recently. He’s Jane’s sister’s first-born, and I’ve known him all his life. I don’t know where to start with how I feel about my perspective on all …

Mind

This is entry three in this new themed series of blog posts in which, as part of my ongoing quest for greater self awareness and my continued personal and professional development, I pick a key word and write about it for a set amount of time. And you’ve probably spotted …

On hold. What to do?

Potentially, I may have to hold fire on continuing my Counselling training for this upcoming academic year. We booked our annual holiday pretty much as soon as we came back off of our holiday last year, and it happened to coincide with the external assessment for my counselling course. So …

L2CiCS: Reflective Diary – 8th November 2017

This week, we were challenged to explore our Moral Values, and to complete the Self Puzzle. My Moral Timeline One community that I have been a part of for all of my life is the rather large community of Great Britain, which is governed by laws. These laws are in …

Happy 25th Gameboy-day!

So, the GameBoy is 25 years old today, what a way to make me feel old. I remember when I got my first Gameboy – although I can’t pinpoint the exact dates, I roughly know the period. I had left school, and finished college, it must have been between me …

Retarded SQL things

This was originally posted in the Bloggers section on the now-defunct Poopgang forum. And I’m back to thinking that the £80 paid for two years hosting was a waste again. I’ve just spent an absolute age trying to work out why the RSS feeds aren’t working properly and why the …