Life under Lockdown – The Holiday Part 5

They went on holiday but couldn’t come home. It’s been more than 10 weeks now. Here are parts 1, 2, 3 and 4. What We Did on Our Holidays – Part 5 by 67 and Stopped Counting Cry FREEDOM! Well not quite, but restrictions have been lifted a bit here on the holiday island of…

Life under Lockdown – The Holiday Part 4

Guess who’s STILL still on holiday… This is getting silly now. What We Did on Our Holidays – Part 4 by 67 and Stopped Counting Being locked down in a foreign country is a strange experience. We are stuck in Mallorca after popping out for a quick holiday at the beginning of March to chase…

Life under Lockdown – The Business Woman

Making travel safe and affordable for single women over 50. Well, that was the plan… The New Travel Business by Sue-Anne Mayne Last year, with a limited budget, a hankering to explore new places and an empty nest in sight, I set up a friendly homestay community for ID-verified women over 50. Quite a number…

Life under Lockdown – The Holiday Part 3

Yes – they’re STILL still there… What We Did on Our Holidays – Part 3 by 67 and Stopped Counting It’s not all doom and gloom being totally locked down on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Mallorca. It’s a great place to be. The fact that we came out for a 12 day holiday in…

Life under Lockdown – The Tutor

It’s not just the kids that aren’t at school… Our Arty Lockdown by Howard Carlisle My work ended abruptly on 16th March, and I can’t see it starting again this year, if ever. I used to run a large watercolour painting school for adult students – the students are mainly over 70, so that put…

Life under Lockdown – The Holiday Part 2

Yes – they’re still there. What We Did on Our Holidays – Part 2 by 67 and Stopped Counting Some of you may have seen my previous blog about being in total lockdown in Mallorca after mis-timing our annual March visit to the island. It started as a holiday and the rest is history. The…

Life under Lockdown – The Funeral Celebrant

A moving post about something that none of us likes to think about – I think perhaps it’s time to think about it. The Memory Lives Forever by The Thanatologist I have been a civil funeral celebrant for five years, and I love my job. ‘Isn’t it depressing?’ people ask, and I reply that it…

Life under Lockdown – The Holiday

Here’s my first Guest Blogger – there will be more! What We Did on Our Holidays – by 67 and Stopped Counting Like everyone else at the moment we are in a state of uncertainty in these aptly named uncertain times – except that we are on vacation in Mallorca. We left the UK on…