Parcel collection in China. Parcels don’t get delivered to your flat, instead they go into a locker or to one of these places, within walking distance. You get a text with a code to collect it. It’s just extra busy since China has a massive online sale.

Starting to feel better after a couple of days off work. With it has come the the strength to believe what I’ve always known. What’s important, what isn’t. Things I shouldn’t be worrying about and things that are important but where worrying so much isn’t helpful.

My Apple Music – Replay 2019 because it’s shared with the 3yo features both “Hey Micky You’re So Fine” and IDLES, Paw Patrol Theme and Dermot Kennedy, Superorganism and Little Mix.

a stage.”

I’ve been thinking of this a lot since I read it a couple of days ago. Life, as a total of everything that happens to me, has been (is) a struggle at the moment. And this quote was a reminder I very much needed.

Yesterday L took the kids out for a couple of hours. We always tend to do things altogether at the weekend. Having the time alone just for a couple of hours was genuinely glorious. I felt refreshed as a result.

When at home, do you always like to read in the same place? A particular chair or spot on the sofa? What does that look like?

Parents. I feel like with time being so limited between work and home. I need some things to do that aren’t eating food I shouldn’t and playing with my phone. Any other ideas?!

We drove past this building a lot and I’d always just assumed it was some sort of government building as it’s pretty imposing. Yesterday we saw a Paw Patrol show inside it though…

Today had started so well, I realised 10mins into our drive that we hadn’t argued about the music and the 3yo was loving some indie classics. I miss that already, simpler times.

Food took ages and they forgot my beer. It was amazing. Nice to be bored for a while. Followed up with watching a film in a private room. Happy days.