University Year 1 is Over!

At 36 weeks and 4 days pregnant, with an induction on the very near horizon (more about that soon!), I have officially submitted my Open University S112 remote exam paper at 10:43 am today. I am ecstatic to say I have finished my two 60 credit modules (so 120 in total – the same asContinue reading “University Year 1 is Over!”

Life After Job Loss

Did I ask for this? No. Did I want to be a stay-at-home Mum? One day. Can we afford it? Possibly. After losing my job a few weeks ago due to Covid-19’s lockdowns ending the tourist season before it even began, via a 4 week notice (technically I’m ending in January), I’ve been doing aContinue reading “Life After Job Loss”

I Lost My Job

Due to COVID-19. Determined to enjoy Christmas no matter what, I hung up the phone to my (now ex-) boss. It’s been a hard year for everyone, but not least of all the small businesses, any shops on side streets which rely so heavily on the influx of yearly summer tourists from over the borderContinue reading “I Lost My Job”

Uni and Lockdown 2.0

What I wanted to do was update this blog once we had moved into our beautiful little cottage, as I said in my last update. Unfortunately we are still waiting. This isn’t helped by the county we are in, in beautiful North Wales, now being back in lockdown. Local lockdown. Just 15 minutes ago IContinue reading “Uni and Lockdown 2.0”

Back to Work Blues

If you want to know my thoughts on the COVID-19 situation, it’s another drop in the ocean I’m sure of posts and tweets and general chatter surrounding the subject, but it’s this; we shouldn’t be getting back to ‘normal’ yet. It’s too soon. I know I’ve been getting bored of the news since April, evenContinue reading “Back to Work Blues”

BSc (Hons) Biology

Open University have just exclaimed that I am enrolled officially on the Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology, starting in October 2020. I have enrolled in two modules starting in October, taking two lots of 60 credits to form full time studying status at 120 credits. I don’t know yet if I’ll be able toContinue reading “BSc (Hons) Biology”