Last weeks government announcement didn't go down too well in our house. Nine more weeksNine fucking weeks.It's not funny anymore, Jimmy.It was never funny, Bernie.But it's less funny than it was the first time.Closing the pubs wasn't funny.But we thought it was only for a couple of months.If only we knew.At least we had good … Continue reading Nine Weeks
Everyone is fond of the drink except me ma...according to her that is.
Where were you?Shopping.Again? You're never out of the shops lately, Bernie.There's feck all else to do ma.But you hate supermarkets. The supermarkets are the only shops open.You must be desperate.I must be.So, what are you buying?I'm getting a start on my Christmas shopping.Its only September.Its October, ma.Already? The days are flying by, but still...I know, … Continue reading Have yourself a Covid little Christmas
My pal Lynda rang me last night when news leaked about a potential new lockdown and a return to level five restrictions. She's inclined to panic a bit. I can't do it again, Bernie.Calm down, Lyn will you.How can I calm down? Me nerves are shot to bits.You'll be grand. Just do what you're doing … Continue reading Second wave #covidtwo #thebreakdown
MAAAAAAAAWhat are you shouting for Koko?Did you see my fur lined leggings anywhere?They're probably on your floordrobe with the rest of your clothes.They're not, I looked.How you can find anything in that pigsty of a room is beyond me.Its not a pigsty. I know where everything is.Not your furry leggings, you don't.You must have moved … Continue reading Let’s go outside
Have you any spare wine ma? There's no such thing as spare wine, Whitney. Well, do you have a bottle I could borrow? You don't know the meaning of borrow. You take and never return. I do so. Where are the last dozen bottles you 'borrowed' then? When? Every time you're going out you take … Continue reading Bernie Rosé
Jasons young fella was over yesterday. I haven't seen him in weeks, god bless him. Hiya nanna Ah howya son, give us a hug there. Not yet nanna, there's still a virus you know. I know all about it, sure didn't I have it meself. I know, so I don't want to get it from … Continue reading Elbow bumps
Maisie is still keeping up with the neighbours on Wattsapp... Did I tell you, Mrs. Carney's youngest is home. The chap that went to Australia? How many times has he gone and come back? Three, they've started calling him Boomerang. He's home ages, it's the other son that's home now, you know, young Chilly? Chilly?Where … Continue reading Chilly
Things that are getting on my wick during lockdown : 1 : People baking their own banana bread. 2 : People cooking fabulous meals from what's in the bottom of their fridges, ( Thanks, Jamie Oliver) 3 : People crocheting blankets. 4 : People making their own designer masks. 5 : People running/jogging/cycling in the … Continue reading Banana bread and designer masks.
The middle of May and we're still in the middle of this Pandemic. My AtoZ was my daily conversations with my family, how we were getting through the covid19 days, spending time together without killing each other. It was nice, for a while. The first few weeks, I was in isolation and so wrecked, I … Continue reading Reflections of AtoZ