The past few weeks have been odd for me and if I'm honest with myself and everyone else I've felt a decline in how I have been feeling. But why? Things are looking up on lockdown aren't they? Things are moving forwards so why do I feel like I'm going backwards? During even the worst… Continue reading What is happening?
This was a poem written for a poem and writing competition. This is about travelling somewhere in your imagination, which I think is quite important in a time in our lives where we can't go anywhere we like. If I could travel anywhere, I'd travel near and far. If I could travel anywhere, I'd go… Continue reading If I could travel anywhere.
This is a poem to remind us that we should never forget the ones that gave us our freedom. A poem for the fallen, The scarred, the bruised, The ones that fought the war, For me and you. For the people not forgotten, Not now and never, the ones who fought the war, Wherever, whenever.… Continue reading The ones who fought the war
My son has taken to writing poetry in Lockdown and would like to share it with the world in an attempt to cheer everyone up. From today, a new section of my blog will be hosted by this new talent! Welcome to "A Poem a Day Keeps The Blues Away"
It’s been a while since I’ve posted so a little bit to catch up; if you can call it that when you’re in Lockdown! Stay Home, Protect our NHS, Save Lives. So, 3rd April saw my 40th Birthday!! A birthday I had been looking forward to celebrating for the past year and had lots of… Continue reading 40th Birthday in Lockdown
Whoops! This was meant to be published on 2nd April and I forgot!! Another odd day to add to the growing list of odd days! I keep expecting to get completely used to it but something hits me like a bolt. In fact it’s normally other people; that’s not a bad thing. I love talking… Continue reading Another extraordinary day
These Things Were Sent To Try Us These things were sent to try us, That’s what my Mother used to say, As the weeks pass by, These words become truer day by day. - This virus has spread around the world, The news is full of doom. Isolations and Lockdowns, Feels like nothing to hear… Continue reading Poetry Corner
Sssssh!! Don’t let Coronavirus know but I think I’ve turned a corner!! I have an horrendous cough and I’m scared to go outside for fear of being frowned upon by strangers if I happen to cough and also for fear of the unknown. What if I’m still contagious to others outside of my family? What… Continue reading Just Keep Swimming!
The Only Way is Up, or is it? I’ve no idea whether I’m coming or going right now; whether up is down or down is up!! So yesterday I felt like I’d been to hell and back and I wasn’t sure I’d even come back!! I think I was pretty much camping out there and… Continue reading Isolation – Day Nine
Dear Covid-19 Thank you for the one day of feeling much brighter than I have in 6 days and letting me think that I was getting better. Thank you for then bringing me down to Earth with a Big Bang and flooding my body with exhaustion. I thought this chesty cough was going to be… Continue reading Isolation – Day 8