Welcome to limbo land

Having inadvertently published two blog posts within minutes of each other at the end of last week, I am now struggling to know what to write about. It’s now a strange period in the lockdown. We are locked down but we aren’t, if you get my drift. Guidelines have been changed and some restrictions lifted.…… Continue reading Welcome to limbo land

Back in the driving seat

It’s my first time behind the wheel of my car in two months. I drive in too low a gear and the thing sounds even more like a sewing machine than it did back in the middle of March. Up until now, Mr Grigg has been doing our essential shopping and I’ve stayed at home.…… Continue reading Back in the driving seat

Carry on screaming

It’s one of those days already. I’m on the phone to my bank again, and, after pressing all the buttons and then a hashtag over and over again, I’m told by an automated voice that my call will be answered by an operator in approximately ten minutes. It’s on loudspeaker as I type this at…… Continue reading Carry on screaming

For locals only

It’s Good Friday and the Prime Minister appears to be on the mend. He’s out of intensive care although he’s not out of the woods yet. I was in the woods this morning, bright and early, with the butterflies, bees, blackbirds and buzzards. Surrounded by all this natural beauty but still pondering on today’s headlines.…… Continue reading For locals only

The view from here

I’m out with the dogs bright and early-ish this morning and Mr Grigg is in the shop. I cross the road to avoid The Charming Old Gentleman with his little Westie and greet him from a safe distance . Strange times. The village is almost devoid of traffic. Usually, at this time of day, it…… Continue reading The view from here