A quieter week | Kate’s blog

After the excitement of last week this has been a quiet one. Whenever I can, I have been helping mum with the cooking. As Christmas is getting closer I have made a list of the cards I need to send. I am doing my weekly zoom lessons with Baked Bean Company. The project we are […]

I am in The Crown! | Kate’s blog

It was my first week at home since the latest lockdown. I will miss seeing my friends at classes but the good thing is we can carry on meeting on Zoom thanks to Baked Bean my service provider. Back in February the Baked Bean drama group I belong too, sent some of us to be […]

Lockdown | Kate’s blog

This week I had to make a difficult decision because of the new Covid lockdown. That it would be safer for my family and I if I gave up my outdoor visits to my theatre company which I will miss very much. I will however be able to continue at home using Zoom. I will […]

Halloween | Kate’s Blog

I said in last week’s blog that I always enjoyed Halloween. Although we knew that probably no one would come trick or treating we decided to go ahead. We prepared the pumpkin and I dressed up in my witch dress. I had some treats handy in case anyone called.  Sadly no one did but we […]

Autumn Gardening | Kate’s blog

I have had a busy week this week with my usual routine. Also there is lots of work to do in the garden raking up the leaves and planting bulbs and winter pansies. Although I don’t like the colder darker evenings this time of year I always look forward to Halloween and the young children […]

Vinay’s Cooking Blog

Since my college is closed I have been doing my cooking classes at home. I made mushroom and ricotta and spinach stuffed pasta at home. It was very tasty. I also made my own sauce. It was very simple, it was made of Worcester sauce, honey, chili powder, salt and pepper and that’s it! It […]

A week’s holiday | Kate’s blog

Hi, I am back from a week’s holiday. We stayed at an activities hotel on the south coast. We felt very safe there and the covid precautions were great. The staff and other guests were very friendly. During the day the activities I enjoyed were archery, rifle shooting, swimming and tai chi. Inside there were […]

Minibus and bubbly | Kate’s blog

With the Covid situation and the weather getting worse and the evenings getting darker, I feel so lucky to have a minibus to take me to my various activities. Before I had to get two busses through heavy traffic and sometimes it would take well over an hour to get home. I would like to […]

Nurses | Kate’s blog

This week my sister who is a nurse, came to visit for two days so I loved the story of 5 year old Amelia who posed for photos to celebrate international nurses day. This photo was entered in the Hold Still competition which was sponsored by the Duchess of Cambridge and the national portrait gallery. […]