19th March 2020 update #COVID2019

Schools will be closing on Friday this week for the foreseeable future. It's unlikely they will open again before the summer holidays which means they'll be shut until August and potentially longer than that. Much depends on what happens in China when they lift their restrictions. Children of key workers and vulnerable children will still… Continue reading 19th March 2020 update #COVID2019

When life is like a Monty Python sketch

I ordered some shoes online last weekend and this evening at about 6:30pm a delivery driver from DPD turned up with the box. However when I opened the door he was looking at his device - the thing you sign to accept the delivery - with a concerned expression on his face and said, "Sorry, I’m not supposed… Continue reading When life is like a Monty Python sketch

Online shopping in the UK

Yesterday I ordered some groceries online. I thought I had ordered 1kg of carrots and 1kg of bananas.  What I got instead was a single carrot in a bag and a single banana in another bag. This is one of the pitfalls of online grocery shopping. Don't get me wrong here though, I absolutely adore… Continue reading Online shopping in the UK