I struggled with setting some goals during the November lockdown, and consider the challenges of being an achievement-driven person who needs to acclimatise to not reaching every goal she sets.
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Hold my hand
“Standing in a crowded room” – sheesh. Nothing like six months of behavioural conditioning and anxiety to make something that seemed so natural seem so damn strange. Early on, I watched movies and got upset because the characters weren’t keeping their distance. It was so weird. Now, I wonder what the hangups are that weContinue reading “Hold my hand”
When will my life begin?
One of my favourite movies of all time is the highly underrated Tangled. It tells the story of a handsome thief, and a beautiful girl with magical hair. It doesn’t hurt Flynn/Eugene Rider’s case that I think he looks rather like my handsome husband. The movie also features a remarkably dog-like horse called Maximus andContinue reading “When will my life begin?”
Right back where we started from
We gotta get right back to where we started from It’s gonna be weird to get back to a semblance of the life we used to know. There hasn’t really been a time of living in the UK where Alex and I both went off to work and came home. His first week of workContinue reading “Right back where we started from”
Picnicking in the park
Today, we did something I’ve been longing to do since I found the park just down the road from us. Go for a picnic in the park. Initially, we didn’t because it was, well, January in Manchester, which featured some sleet, some frost, some rain and some other inclement weather. Then, we didn’t do itContinue reading “Picnicking in the park”