Guess who the mug is? Stuck within the confines of our house and the gate posts, with husband and son for five weeks has turned my pristine minimalistic home into a dump, both inside and out.This is our dining room table with six chairs.This is part of the kitchen.This is the well organised laundry area…… Continue reading Two men and a mug
If there´s anyone else out there with a car that´s gone on strike during these torrid times. Hello and welcome. Of all the problems that can´t be dealt with right now, a mode of transport pretending to be a plant pot sat on the drive is the ultimate insult to apathy.Our Mercedes Benz automatic convertible,…… Continue reading Our confined essential rebel on wheels
Welcome to day 917 of confined boredom in whatever month it is of whatever year we´re in. I´ve been asking myself if inspiration still exists, there´s plenty of time to debate this issue with yourself, but acting on it is a whole other thing.Oh, and it was announced yesterday that full lockdown in Spain will…… Continue reading Does long term boredom lead to inspiration?
It feels like Spain is an experiment right now. I respect Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and his government, but perhaps his choice over the weekend to open up (some industrial businesses) is too soon? Official health experts are sceptical.The number of deaths fell slowly for three straight days, but was a few days really proof…… Continue reading Is it too early to lift some lockdown measures?
RANT MODE: Something we never thought would happen. Thousands of people from Madrid are trying to flee their homes and travel down here, to their second homes on the Costas.Click here to see what the police are having to cope with.How did an 88 year old get down here on a train? (Sounds like a…… Continue reading STAY AWAY AND LEAVE US ALONE
The sequel to any movie is invariably naff compared to the original. There are a few exceptions, but I can´t think of one. So imagine my surprise when our own disaster movie from a couple of days ago turned out to be a box office success today.We contacted the insurance company about the stationary car…… Continue reading Lockdown trials the sequel
We all know how difficult life is while tethered to your house and garden for god knows how long. Stressful times, but the last thing any of us needs right now is a new collection of trials cropping up. First of all, here´s a collection we can carry over, so since day one sod these…… Continue reading Lockdown trials
Day 20 of quarantine, which feels more like day 200 of whatever month it is. I´ve noticed in our house self quarantine works a bit like 2 step verification.For example, if one of us is in the kitchen and someone else needs the kitchen, to say, make a cup of coffee. Rather than just dive…… Continue reading Self Quarantine within Self Quarantine
I feel like April fools day really isn´t appropriate this year, and I´m guessing millions of people out there agree. Pranks don´t matter, to be honest I can´t even think of one. When I try, all I can think of is the emergency services struggling in a “war zone,” people who have the Covid 19…… Continue reading April fools day cancelled this year
Day 16 of quarantine, and going out shopping is now a cause for celebration. I´ve had 5 birthdays so far this month. It´s a what do I wear situation, my best dress or the second best? Hair up in knots or flowing in the breeze? Slap the make up on. Good to go.Meanwhile I´ve been…… Continue reading Corona Brainstorming