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    A Snowy Walk in Barley, Lancashire

    Jess March 8, 2021

    It’s mildly amusing to me that for someone who adores snowy weather, we happen to live in an area of the UK which is the least likely to have snow. Luckily, we only live a short drive from a handful of places which do get to enjoy the odd snowy day and so when the country was recently blessed with the falling of flakes we hopped in the car and…

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  • Life in Lockdown: A Little Update #2

    Jess November 24, 2020

    It boggles the mind somewhat that my first life in lockdown post was back in April. I shared the pressures we felt, the frustration and the worry, and the bright moments. Who would have thought that eight months later we would be in a pretty similar position again? I wanted to jot down some of the things we have been up to in those months, if only so that in…

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  • Life in Lockdown: A Little Update

    admin April 28, 2020

    I’ve been more than a little absent from this space recently. It has absolutely nothing (well, perhaps a little something) to do with the fact that I have been unwell with what we suspect was COVID-19, started a new frontline social care job at the beginning of March right at the outbreak of said COVID-19 in the UK and basically had to become full time worker and home educator in…

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