Diary of a Lockdown: Week 15

Saturday For the first time in a fair few weeks we do… nothing. Absolutely nothing! (Well, parents-of-small-children style nothing). We take turns to nap. We do odd jobs. We play a game called Splat! where everyone is covered in spray cream and no matter how many times you play it’s still really funny. We go…

A Curacy Christmas: Exhibit C (H,A,O,S…)

So I noticed a discussion thread amongst some fellow “C-WAGS” this week, about the highs and lows of this first collared Christmas. One of the most common themes seemed to be the loss of routine, sanity and, well…¬†Daddy,¬†amongst those of us at home, in new places, with young children. So… In this vein… Two stories…

Going the Distance… with a Pumpkin (or 6!)

October 31st. Hallowe’en, Samhain, The Feast of the Dead, Light Night,  the Eve of All Saints… Or… In our house… Our wedding anniversary! Back in 2009, I was working as a teaching assistant and still, as ever, in love with the glorious season of Autumn. So, we planned our wedding to fall on the final…