The Corona Diaries

The Corona Diaries Week 1: A Taste of Hell

UK lockdown officially began on Monday with Bozza telling the nation to stay indoors and venture out for 'essential' travel only. Luckily I had stocked up on red wine, we had enough food, and I now had a full work set-up on my kitchen table to enable me to work from home with ease. Lockdown,… Continue reading The Corona Diaries Week 1: A Taste of Hell

The Corona Diaries

The Corona Diaries: Introduction

We're heading towards lockdown and I am surprised at the observations I've already made during this time where the world feels slightly like it's falling apart. There have been negative things such as my shock and despair at the state of humanity and the way certain people behave at times of crisis; the fact that… Continue reading The Corona Diaries: Introduction

1 Year Mindfulness Challenge

A Year of Mindfulness – 11 – Eating

Photo by Alina Shchurova on Unsplash When I opened this week's card and saw 'The Week of Mindful Eating' as the title, I couldn't wait to get stuck in. There's nothing more I love than food. The idea this week was that instead of just shovelling my food down (I mean, I don't really see what's wrong with… Continue reading A Year of Mindfulness – 11 – Eating

1 Year Mindfulness Challenge

A Year of Mindfulness – 10 – Seeing

Photo by Nicolas Solerieu on Unsplash This week’s challenge was all about paying attention to what I looked at and what I was seeing. The idea behind it is that we all get so caught up in our own tasks and concerns, that we forget there's a whole world outside if we just take the time to look.… Continue reading A Year of Mindfulness – 10 – Seeing

Health, The Corona Diaries

Why People Behaving Like Idiots Makes Coronavirus Seem Worse

Unless you’re living under a rock (and even then you’ve probably got the memo!), you’ll know that we are living in the midst of the Covid-19 virus outbreak, more commonly known as the coronavirus. At present there’s no cure for it, and I believe that a vaccination is, at the very least, more than a… Continue reading Why People Behaving Like Idiots Makes Coronavirus Seem Worse

1 Year Mindfulness Challenge

A Year of Mindfulness – 9 – Chores

Photo by Ashwini Chaudhary on Unsplash The Mindful Chore Week If there was ever a more boring topic than a week of mindful cleaning, I’d love to hear it. This week’s task was all about being mindful whilst you do your routine chores, so I was to be more aware when I was washing dishes, hoovering up 50… Continue reading A Year of Mindfulness – 9 – Chores