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The Team in Lockdown

We caught up with our team members to see how they’re getting on in lockdown and what they’re most looking forward to.
Alex
Alex
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
With a 4 month old baby there isn’t much free time, but I have been enjoying walks in the beautiful sunshine more
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Seeing close family
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Don’t listen to the news too much and spend the time doing the things that’s been on our to do list for too long
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Anywhere with a nice beach, tasty food and good weather
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
Too hard to choose just one! Somewhere that does a good Sunday dinner!

 

Deborah

Deborah
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Looking after Joshua, my little boy, and catching up on jobs while he’s napping
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Meeting family and friends, and taking Joshua to places he loves like the aquarium, animal park and soft play
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Try to spend as little time as possible looking at the news and social media
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Somewhere hot with lots of interesting things to look at
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
ORA

Erin

Erin
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Homeschooling, baking and playing in the garden with my kids
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Seeing my family
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Thinking of things I’m grateful for and letting go of things I cannot control
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
New Zealand
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
Anywhere will do!
Gemma
Gemma
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Enjoying the sunshine in the garden, going out for a daily walk, doing workout DVDs and jobs around the house
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Celebrating mine and my husband’s 30th birthdays and seeing family and friends
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Keeping active mentally and physically
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Mexico
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
The Muddler
Georgina
Georgina
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Sitting in the garden enjoying the weather and the occasional bike ride
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Sitting in a beer garden if the weather continues
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Keep active, make sure to go for a daily walk
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Greece
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
The Muddler

Gracie

Grace
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Walking my dog, revising and cooking for my family
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Sitting in a beer garden in the sun with a pint and my friends
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Try to build a routine for some structure
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
California and San Francisco
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
Rialtos
Hannah
Hannah
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Learning to cook new things, studying, doing some gardening and DIY
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Seeing family again
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Set a few goals each day, whether it’s getting things done or just taking time to relax. Don’t spend too much time reading the news
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Australia and New Zealand
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
Jasper’s in Amble
Jill
Jill
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Gardening, walking, catching up on jobs and enjoying the lovely weather
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
A cuddle from my grandchildren
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Thinking of those a lot worse than me
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Anywhere with a lovely beach and pool I can enjoy with my family
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
My local curry house Maida. Takeaways are just not the same!
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Laura
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
I’m lucky to live at the coast so enjoying the sunshine with seaside strolls, revising for exams and volunteering
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Seeing family and friends
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Taking each day at a time and not focusing on the news or social media too much.
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Canada
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
Turknaz

Michael

Michael
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Work, cycling, walking and watching lots of webinars!
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Going to a friend’s for a meal
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Control the controllable and try not to worry about what you can’t change
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Vietnam
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
Dabbawal

Sam

Sam
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Teaching, dog walking, cooking, gardening and enjoying the sunshine
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Eating out with family and friends and long days out exploring with the kids
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Being grateful and keeping busy with positive
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Florida
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
Anywhere, there’s a list!
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Vikki
How have you been keeping busy during lockdown?
Exercising, walking and baking
What are you most looking forward to once lockdown is lifted?
Seeing friends and family
What’s your best tip for keeping mentally well during lockdown?
Take each day as it comes
If you could book a holiday to any destination (money no object!) once lockdown is lifted where would it be?
Anywhere right now!
Which restaurant are you most looking forward to eating at after lockdown?
Somewhere that does a good afternoon tea

1 Response

  1. Margaret

    Lovely to hear how you are all managing lockdown and good comments. I take one day at a time, watch /listen to minimum news. Value each day, walk garden bake and keep active but miss social contacts

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