Tag: lockdown

Day Sixty-Three

May 21st. One thing I have been really thinking about is my Mental Health. A big part of that is having fun….so when my Music Teacher asked us to sing a song from Grease (it would have been our production!), I had some fun with it 😉 Take it away Rizzo…..

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Day Sixty

May 18th. Sixty days of lockdown. I have been reading my earliest lockdown journal entries. It still doesn’t seem real. I remember how I felt then. I was scared, and very sad. I remember thinking it might be three weeks, and now we are 60 days. I don’t feel as scared anymore, it feel quite…

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Day Fifty-Nine

May 17th. Today on my live stream bedtime story we did something very special, our friend Oli the Choc (Oli Dunn – from Oliver’s Chocolate Parties) gave me a copy of his dad’s book ‘Cocoa the Bean’  to read out, AND we set a competition to win a real life Cocoa the Bean (a Chocolate Egg…

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Day Fifty-Eight

May 16th. For the last few weeks, weekends haven’t felt very special. I’ve still been at home, still doing bits of schoolwork. I got to have a bit of a lie-in, but it didn’t feel much different, so it didn’t feel like I had much of a rest. Today was a bit like that. I…

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Day Fifty-Five

May 13th. I did two FaceTime calls today with younger childrenfrom school. Firstly my friends Charlotte and Alice (they are 3 and 5). I read to them, and then Alice read to me! It was SO CUTE! Then I did the same with my friend Lily Rose, she’s 6. She read to me too, she…

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Day Fifty-Four

May 12th. For my English today, we had to write a presentation on Shakespeare and present it in an unusual way. I dressed up like one of my teachers and videoed presenting it. Here on YouTube. It was very funny (and educational!!).

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Day Fifty-Three

May 11th. So Boris Johnson announced last night that some of us would be going back to school on 1st June. It would be me (Form 6) plus the littlies (Reception and Form 1). My mummy and daddy sat me down to ask me if I wanted to go back. I didn’t know. Yes I do…

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Day Fifty-Two

May 10th. I can’t believe it has been 52 two days since lockdown. If someone had said to me even just a few months ago that we would be made to stay at home for this amount of time I would have thought it was a joke. But it’s been no joke.  On our daily…

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Day Fifty

Friday 8th May! VE day!!! 75 years ago, The Second World War ended in Europe, everyone celebrated! Britain won, but the celebrations were that the war was over. The TV has been full of images of thousands and thousands of people celebrating all over the country in 1945. It already looks strange too see massive groups…

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Day Forty-Nine

Thursday 7th May   I had another Facetime call today after school. I spoke to my friend, Phoebe, she’s in year 1, very confident, and so cute. I read to her and she read to me!! It was lovely, and her little brother Hugo joined us to read too. We also went on a bike ride around…

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Day Forty-Eight

Wednesday 6th May. Today was another sunny and fun day. After school I read to Seb from year 1 at school, and then FaceTimed my friends, Aggie (2) and Elsa (4) to read them a few stories and chat along with our mummies. We had lots and lots of fun! (and the Mummies had lots of…

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Day Forty-Seven

Tuesday 5th May Today was another day at ‘school’. I had my piano lesson (by video) and my singing lesson (also by video) as usual. I cannot believe it is our 7th week of lockdown!! I can’t say it’s been the best, but it has gone fast, and I fee OK. It now feels normal. The weather…

Ava & Rapha

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Day Forty-Four

May 2nd. We watched Karate Kid! We had an 80’s movie night and watched Karate Kid from 1984, nearly forty years old! It’s about a young boy that has his world turned upside down by moving from New Jersey to California, and it really unsettles him. But he fights back, and overcomes the problems his…

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Day Forty

April 28th. Forty Days of lockdown! We all sat and talked about it. It’s actually been mostly OK. School has been OK, it hasn’t felt like we’ve been stopped from going out because the weather has been OK so we’ve been out in the garden, and out on our bikes, I’ve been able to talk…

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Day Thirty-Nine

April 27th. After school today I FaceTimed my friend. It’s so nice to be able to have happy  conversations with my friend, but this one was after she messaged to say she was sad and fed up of Lockdown. We spent an hour and a half on the video call, we laughed and we cried. I’ve…

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Day Thirty-Five

April 23rd. Today is St George’s Day, the English patron saint. I didn’t really know much about it, but I looked him up on Google. There were lots of stories but the famous one about him fighting and beating the Dragon seems appropriate at the moment. I guess we are all fighting the Dragon at…

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Day Thirty-Three

April 21st. Back to school. It was really normal. Everyone was still filled with tales of what they had done over the holidays, the boys were still annoying! I should have been going back to school today having just got back from two and a half weeks in America, half with my cousins in Chicago,…

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Day Thirty-One

April 19th. Today was……eventful. My dad and I went out for a distanced walk with some friends, dressed up! My dad was Bananaman, our friend Jon was dressed a Dinosaur and another friend, Jack was dressed as the Fat Controller from Thomas the Tank Engine! We all walked around Wilmslow to cheer people up. Hundreds…

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Day Twenty-Nine

April 17th. Today, we collected more Easter Eggs from my friends to give to the NHS. It was amazing seeing how many eggs were being handed to us from our friends! We then went to collect chocolate from Mail Box Etc who acted as a drop-off point for us, they had to put all the…

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Day Twenty-Eight

April 16th. My Dad and I went for my ‘One a Day’ exercise. We cycled to a path around Manchester Airport, and found what felt like a hidden world. Lots of tiny paths, often riding right next to the runway, and even found a massive secret tunnel under the runway. It is amazing what is…

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Day Twenty-Three

April 11th.  On my one a day exercise today, my daddy and I went to collect some reading books from my friends Alice and Charlotte to read on my Ava Reads section. It was so nice to see them, they made me laugh so much! They are so funny, and so cute! It made me realise, I love…

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