birthday celebrations in lockdown

  • Birthday lockdown : hat, giant badge and balloons

    My Birthday Celebrations in Lockdown

    My “lockdown birthday” was last week – May 7th to be exact – and as I’m writing this I’m certainly feeling the post-birthday blues. And I’m quite sad it’s over for another year. Usually, we go out for the day, or to one of my favourite restaurants, but it was nice to have a relaxing day at home instead. There were also some unexpected surprises (all from a safe distance,…

  • Lockdown birthday - girl in a mask with cake

    How to Celebrate Your Lockdown Birthday

    Next Thursday is my “lockdown birthday” (more on that later), and with the UK lockdown likely being extended another three weeks, I had been trying to come up with ideas on how to celebrate this year. Usually, I’d go on a day trip, often to Birdland, or the Cotswold Wildlife Park, and have dinner in one of my favourite restaurants. Instead, I’m planning a relaxing day at home followed by…