This afternoon’s theme is: how much more shit can it all get? Bring your jolly drinks and hats and we will moan about it all together. Lovely.
Somehow we thought things might be improving by September, back at work, back at school, and all getting used to the new normal. But the new normal changes on a weekly basis and it’s hard to keep up; work and … Continue reading
We have almost completed the first week of term, to include a band rehearsal for Pete, and some work challenges for Karen. Bernard is getting to grips with strange new systems at school, and his mood has improved slightly. Abel … Continue reading
I was taught to cook risotto by an ex-boyfriend, who made such enormous quantities of it, and spent what felt like hours tending to it. I could never be bothered. All the stirring, and for me it never seemed to … Continue reading
This is the sort of week that would have sent me straight for a large glass of wine or two by Friday evening, a year or two ago: I had university induction and new students in all their colourful glory, … Continue reading
It feels like we missed so much more than a week – but the awesome news is that UBORKA COCKTAILS ARE BACK this afternoon at 5pm BST, on a link to be provided in the comments below. All are welcome, … Continue reading
We, the covid jetsetters of suburbia, have ventured yet again from the confines of our home. This trip is to visit our mothers, who both choose to live at great distance from us (or possibly we choose to live at … Continue reading
Some of us are camping this week, and posting here through the magic of scheduling, hurrah, this ol’ internet is a clever doohicky. We shall be delighted to join the cocktail hour from our drizzly canvas near Stratford, but the … Continue reading