The weekend

The weekend.

What is the weekend, to you? Is it all about family, chores, rest, recuperation, keeping busy, sport, or hobbies? Is it time to catch up on sleep or work emails? Do you make the most of the weekend and are ready to attach the week ahead, or does the lack of structure and anxiety of Monday morning pressing down on you?

Since Covid hit two years ago, weekends have been very different experiences for me and my family – we’ve stayed home a lot more than normal, have rarely seen friends and family (even with restrictions lifted), barely go out to events or to dine. Well, Covid restrictions have relaxed to the level that they’re not what’s stopping us from doing anything now, but it’s our own reluctance to do it.

It’s not only Covid though, we’ve now got the added complications of the rising cost of fuel, food, and costs at home. Energy prices are going through the roof, the Ukraine war is starting to affect us too. It’s looking quite likely that, even if we can go out, we can’t afford to!

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