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Health

4 Things We Should Take Away From the Covid-19 Pandemic

This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for a while, and given that (at the time of writing) restrictions here in the UK have been lifted (many of us would argue it’s been done too early), now is probably a good time. Plus, after being pinged by the NHS app, I’m currently in… Continue reading 4 Things We Should Take Away From the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Memories & Experiences

Lessons From Lockdown: 8 Things I’ve Learned One Year On

I’m writing this post on the 23rd March 2021. Today marks a year since Boris announced that we were going into lockdown here in the UK. At 12pm, there was a minute's silence to remember everyone who had lost their lives as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. I’m sure I wouldn’t be the only one… Continue reading Lessons From Lockdown: 8 Things I’ve Learned One Year On

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Anxious Ramblings 5 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic 2: Electric Boogaloo

It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about the C-word properly in relation to my mental health, but as lockdown rules are very slowly being lifted (or at least, they are at the time of writing), I feel it’s probably time to address it again. In honesty, not much not has happened since you know...lockdown. My… Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 5 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic 2: Electric Boogaloo

Life Lessons

28 Lessons

Well. I don't think anyone with a birthday from March onwards expected to be celebrating in lockdown. Call me naive, but I had my cold little gin soaked heart set on this lockdown at least being eased in time for my birthday on the 4th May. But, it wasn’t to be. Don’t get me wrong,… Continue reading 28 Lessons

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

An Update

So 2020 is turning out to be quite a shit-show isn't it? I hope everyone is staying safe and that you're following Boris' instructions to stay the hell indoors. This is just a quick post to say thank you to everyone for your kind messages and comments on my last post regarding this bloody awful… Continue reading An Update