The new normal


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As instructed, the time has come to ease into ‘the new normal’ we were promised. Three foreign words we once said with a cringe or a roll of the eyes, not confident we were using them right, around about a year ago. The new normal we were told would come in time, if we were […]

May 10, 2021

Alexa, what does ‘bougie’ mean?


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Yesterday, I used the word ‘bougie’ for the first time. It turns out I don’t really know what ‘bougie’ means. In the last month, as another lockdown has continued in the UK, I have: Mastered the piƱa colada (and decided I’m not into yoga) Invested in a new, semi-professional frisbee Learnt all the words to […]

February 6, 2021

Extra mango chutney please


Kath's Kitchen, Uncategorized

Yes, I miss catching up with a coffee and a friend; the background soundtrack consisting of the clatter of trays and the gaggles of girls giggling, playing grown ups, asking for a takeaway hot chocolate, just like we used to. And we still do. I miss trying to get away with my friends believing I […]

January 30, 2021