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If the Read by Candlelight cast were Tea.

My family is on an economising kick right now. We’ve been incredibly lucky, but with me resigning from my job (my timing leaves a lot to be desired!) and my stepdad’s freelance work impacted by the economic downturn, we’re all aware that we need to cut our living costs. Photo by Matthew Henry, from Burst. I am something of a tea enthusiast, and I have a thing for tea blends. Sadly, I used the last of my French Earl Grey tea leaves on my final day of work, and, at 42.00 for 250g haven’t been able to justify buying more. My stepdad has been making the most amazing homemade loaves, and he and Mum have been doing amazing things in...

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Personal update: April 2020

If you've been following my updates of The Worst Behaved Werewolf, you've probably noticed that there have been a lot of gaps between my 'daily' updates. The virus I got (not Covid-19) stuck around for ages, and it's taking me longer than usual to bounce back. I've also been diagnosed with anxiety, and am learning how to manage that. The good news is that my workplace has been really supportive and forgiving of my time off, and I've been working with my doctor (through phone appointments) to figure out a way to manage my return to work so that I don't fall into the same patterns of working myself to a place where I get run down and more prone...

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