• Restaurants and Food shops delivering to or near Matlock during Coronavirus

    Takeaways and Food Shops Delivering in Matlock during Coronavirus

    The list below shows which restaurants, takeaways and food shops are delivering in Matlock during the Coronavirus. It may not be relevant to a lot of my readers, but to local folk I hope it’s helpful. I will try to keep it updated, but let me know if there are any changes or additions needed! […]

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    April 5, 2020 By jlowthrop
  • 5 Free virtual Book Clubs to join

    5 Free Virtual Book Clubs to join right now

    A virtual book club is exactly what I need right now, the problem is choosing which one to join?! I’m actually finding it weirdly difficult to read at the moment… and I don’t think I am the only one! With all this extra time at home I thought my reading pile would be shrinking at […]

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    April 1, 2020 By jlowthrop
  • Wash your hands - How to help others during Coronavirus Lockdown

    Simple ways to help others during Coronavirus Lockdown

    Sometimes it takes a pandemic to bring communities together and if there’s one good thing to come out of this weird, scary time it’s just that. The last couple of weeks has seen my local town come together through offers of help for neighbours, Facebook groups sharing local business offers, our local radio station doing […]

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    April 1, 2020 By jlowthrop
  • tips for staying productive when working from home

    Tips for Staying Productive when Working from Home.

    It’s the end of week one of full on lockdown in the UK, where half the country (or more) are now working from their sofa, dining table or home office. Staying productive when working from home is easier for some, with less distractions from colleagues and time to focus on the really important stuff without […]

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    March 28, 2020 By jlowthrop
  • dog at home

    100 Fun things to do at Home (while self isolating)

    A big list of fun things to do at home while self isolating or just if you’re spending more time at home.

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    March 15, 2020 By jlowthrop
  • A rainbow to make people smile

    9 Tips to help you stay happy in a crisis

    It’s a scary time right now around the world, with Coronavirus spreading further each day and countries taking drastic measures to try and contain the pandemic! We’re all feeling nervous and worried about what is going to happen next and who in our family or circle of friends might be affected, but there are always […]

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    March 14, 2020 By jlowthrop