Do what you love and you will always work for the rest of your life. … More What I did when I was furloughed – Part Two – Emotions
Walking through town I often hear comments, about Teal. Imagine wolf whistling a person and then add a few words to it. Apparently, it’s okay to talk about disabled people whilst within earshot and not using your “inside voice”. The most common statement I hear is from parents to their child. “That’s a working dog”. … More Wolf Whistling – when to use your “Inside Voice”.
The wrong decision! After six months off being placed on furlough, I returned on Monday 2nd November 2020. I am sure thousands of people were in the same situation and found themselves sat at their home workstations. Switched on their laptops and PC’s and faced the game of ”What do I do”? Followed by ”What … More Back to work, week one.
Monday 2nd November 2020 I return back to work after six months of being on the UKs Furlough scheme. I must admit I have had a great time and not only rekindled my love for construction work but spent time with my family. Relaxed and worked hard plus walked over 500 miles around my small … More Back To Work.
I live in a small seaside town in Devon. In the initial stages of lockdown I was fortunate to complete the first stages of becoming a guide dog owner with my new mate Teal. My guide dog trainer and I had set up several walking routes around the town that covered crossing roads, zebra crossings … More Please Give Me Space. Social Distance Sign
July 2020. Whilst in the midst of the global pandemic and being placed on furlough. The UK Government had allowed campsites to open and lifted traveling restrictions. A friend of mine Gavin, suggested it’s time for an adventure and possible attempted a few days walking and camping. Over a couple of cups of tea, we … More Cornish Coastal Path – Penzance to Morvah
Covid19 – When I received and eventually read the email from my employer with the terms and conditions of the Governments Job Retention Scheme. I have to admit I did not fully understand what mentally it would mean to not have work in my life for 7 weeks. I live in a Victorian mid terraced … More What I did when I was furloughed.
During my Furlough Days, I have watched enough “no news” TV and listened to many bland radio stations with repeat music and again “no news” broadcasts. To say that I was at the end of my tether and running out of items to fill the growing “white noise’ in my head, where I once had … More Absolutely feed up of listening to “No News” radio stations?
I bet I am not on my own? I am conscious of a few things 1) safety for my wife and I. ie public transport and accommodation in the UK will be Cleaned and disinfected to the best it can be. Have you read the HSE guidelines? 2) Our own economic situation is in need … More Should we all stay in the UK and have a “Stay-cation”
Going shopping, reading social media posts and listening to friends, family and my soul mate has led to some new anxieties that I am looking for new ways to suppress. I am sure that I am not on my own and know that keeping busy and avoiding the above is one way through the next … More Audio Books – Bill Bryson – Walk in the Woods