Stepping Out

Our Claire has been expanding her horizons… This week I went to Manchester to see Grayson’s Art Club exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery. I’d been looking forward to it for ages but recent news about the Delta variant of COVID-19 taking hold in the...

Finding Freedom

Our Claire has been wondering where to go… The glorious weather at the weekend prompted me to think about holidays. However, a possible third wave of the pandemic on the way is making the future look uncertain again and then there’s the expense to factor...

Help Yourself!

Our Claire is thinking of herself… This week, the new COVID variant has been causing concern. For example, The Guardian reports that the ‘roadmap’ to opening up “could be knocked off track” by the variant. However, Sky News reports the...

Overcoming Anxiety

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. So, below, Claire writes more about her experiences with anxiety… As I wrote last week, I feel like I’m on top of my anxiety at the moment but that doesn’t mean it’s all plain sailing. For example, I...

Surprise!

Our Claire is feeling surprised… Thinking back on the last year, one thought that keeps popping up is that nothing turned out like I expected. Back in January 2020, COVID was something happening somewhere else. I never expected it to come to the UK. Then, when...