Monday, 25 May 2020
Happy and upset
Today is a special day for us but I'm not meaning because it's the late May day bank holiday, nope it's special for us because it's our wedding anniversary. We won't be going out for a meal like we would normally do as no restaurants are open because of the lockdown. The supermarkets are open though and I've just had my weekly grocery shopping delivered, I'd ordered a bottle of prosecco and a box of chocolate truffles. Forty six years together is a big achievement but there's no cards or gifts we'll simply enjoy a nice meal for two this evening and celebrate at home. Somehow I don't think we'll be raising a toast to another forty six years together but we will be raising a toast to our future happiness.
It's been a tough old year this year. Another hospital visit for me again this week to have some blood tests and all being well I will start my chemotherapy treatment early next week and I'm remaining positive and hopeful that I will get through this alright. It'll be more important than ever for me to shield at home once my treatment starts and sorry but I am so upset that I need to write this here. For the last nine weeks the vast majority of people have been following official government advice to help stop the spread of the virus. We've had it drummed into us to stay at home and not to travel. Last evening I listened to our Prime Minister condone the breaking of the rules by his chief adviser, so is it one rule for them and another for everyone else? I'm just wondering now if people will bother to self isolate if they have symptoms making it more likely there will be a second more deadly wave of the virus. It beggars belief it really does.
My friend Eunice called again yesterday before she set off for home and we had another lovely chat. She takes such good photos I asked her i...