Thursday, 14 May 2020


As we ease out of restrictions and our numbers fall, we are tentatively full of hope.
My child's school announced they were going back full time next week. Then they reverted back to the original plan of 2 days. I understand the difficulties of what the teachers want to do, and what they worry is the right thing to do. I too am fluctuating in decisions almost daily.

The teachers at my kids schools have been amazing and gone so far above and beyond their normal roles. The media and government has done a great disservice to them, but that is for another post.

The schools are easing back and then the Premier says don't go on public transport at peak times. So how do you get to school on time?  I start to wonder again if they should be going to school at all.

It is a vulnerable and confusing time.

I looked out the window and just saw hope. Hope that we will relax into the new normal, just as we did with the lockdown.

Hope that our numbers stay low.
Hope that people find work again, or get their jobs back.
Hope that we stay healthy. Long term.

And most of all, hope that we can just forget all about this soon.

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  1. This is a beautiful BW photo with the sun
    Everyone hopes and believes that things will get better for me too.
    I wish you much courage to hold out and stay healthy!
    Greetings Elke

  2. I love this, so hopeful.
    Things are starting to ease here next week. I feel it is too soon. People are still falling sick, though in much smaller numbers, so surely it will worsen if we relax too soon.

  3. as I share and understand your thoughts. Your picture is very beautiful

  4. I add my hopes and prayers to a healthy go back to school

  5. Nice skyline in B&W. I feel for parents who have lots of decisions to make with school and work schedules when the schools resume.

  6. It is a very challenging time to find hope. These words are lovely. Thank you for sharing with #stayclassymama

  7. Our hope in the UK has been diminished by the lies and hyposcrisy of our government and their advisors which has undermined the message which has kept people safe at home. I hope that hope returns sooon... Thanks for linking up with #stayclassymama

    1. It's a really tough time for many of the world to be 'led' by their government when it's so easy to see through their actions. Good luck.