Tag: Covid-19

Day Fourteen

April 2nd. Today I wanted to make just a little difference. I realised that every Friday I usually read to the younger children at my school. I missed it. So I recorded my reading a Little Miss book on my phone and got my Daddy to send it out to some of the parents of…

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Day Thirteen

April 1st. April Fools Day. Wouldn’t it be nice if this thing was just one big prank? We usually love April Fools Day in our house, my Daddy and I trying to out trick each other. But today, nothing would seem unbelievable after Covid-19. It still doesn’t feel real to me, or to anyone really.…

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Day Twelve

March 31st. Today would have been the opening night of my school production, Grease. We auditioned and were cast back in early February and had been rehearsing ever since. This would have been the highlight of my year.  I was playing Rizzo, it was my dream part as I could put some real life and swagger into…

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Day Eleven

March 30th. Week two of our online schooling. It actually gave me some comfort to have a familiar routine and be with a familiar group of people. It’s funny, even though we are only together ‘virtually’, it is like being in the class. The funny ones are still funny. The naughty ones, are still naughty.…

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Day Ten

March 29th. We had a very relaxed day today. My mum and I had a long lie-in while my daddy went out on his bike for his one-a-day exercise. We watched ‘Music with Myleene’ on YouTube, we both did a Joe Wicks workout and watched few mini-concerts that pop stars had put on Instagram and…

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Day Nine

March 28th. Our first lockdown weekend. Today, my daddy and I went out for our ‘one a day’ exercise. As we went passed our local Waitrose, there was a queue all the way around the carpark. Same with our butcher. People were wearing masks, and everyone was spread out across the pavement keeping 2 metres…

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Day Eight

March 27th It’s been a week since we finished school. Our first week of home-school. Our first week of isolation. Our first week of really understanding how serious this is becoming. It’s also been my first week of doing Joe Wicks PE-workout. My first week of going out everyday with my daddy cycling. My first…

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Day Seven

March 26th. Today was very similar to yesterday. Our new normal. It felt even more normal. At least it was still sunny. You could see it helped everyone’s mood and mental health, especially when we were doing our ‘one a day exercise’, everyone actually looked happy and said hello. So nice. Even nicer, my daddy…

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Day Six

March 25th. This is the new normal. Don’t go outside unless it’s absolutely necessary….or for your ‘one a day’ exercise. It’s already a bit like Groundhog Day. Wake up. Look at the news. Eat breakfast. Take vitamins. Log on ready for school. Do School. Finish School. Do my daily exercise. Eat Dinner. Talk about our…

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Day Five

March 24th. My first day of full Lockdown. Everywhere was so quiet. It didn’t really change what we did, my family hasn’t really been going out since school got cancelled last Friday, but it feels different. I did my school lessons and my Daddy worked. It really helped that it was warm and sunny, so…

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Day Four

March 23rd. Today was my first day of online school. We have a full day timetable, with morning break and lunchtime (but no School Dinner, which may be a good thing 😉 ) It was very strange and quite good fun, I was with my class, chatting with them, and the teacher, but whilst sat…

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Day Three

March 22nd. Today was Mother’s Day, although it didn’t feel like it. We usually see my grandparents, but at the last minute decided we couldn’t as they are in their 80s. We were stuck inside the house for most of the day, with just a short walk with the dog to get some fresh air,…

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Day Two

21st March. I am feeling a little bit better today, better than yesterday anyway. We went to the supermarket with my daddy to get some food for my Mummy’s parents; they’re 83 years old and shouldn’t be going out. We arrived at M&S; the car park was almost full! The shop had only been open for…

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Day One

20th March. Today was my last day at school before the Covid-19 break but it shouldn’t be. We should still have two weeks before the Easter holiday. Instead we are off school, with almost no notice. I still don’t believe it. Even worse, it could be the last day of the academic year, which means it…

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