What I won’t miss about lockdown

Next week our kids will return to classes at school, except for the eldest who only has her HSC final exams to go. My husband and I return to the office in December, but I’m already out and about quite a bit – there were ordinations to the priesthood on Monday and a meeting at…

Another lockdown weekend

Yesterday, after watching the usual live-streamed Mass, our teenagers took us on one of their favourite bush walks in our neighbourhood. We’re blessed to live with walking distance of a couple of playgrounds, a sports oval, and little creek-riven reserves, but the best to my mind are these bushland tracks. Soil, rock, water, trees and…

Six weeks into lockdown

On Monday I got back to work (from home) after nearly two week’s break over Easter. My husband and I have now been doing the lock down thing for six weeks, the teenagers for five weeks, the primary schoolers for four. Next week the schools our kids will start a return to face-to-face classes, with…