Diary of a Lockdown -Week 10

Monday 25th May On Monday Evening Keely hosted the first Eden Zoom Quiz.    As ever her presentation skills were magnificent.  True to form, rather than just doing a wee question and answer session, she had prepared a full powerpoint presentation. There were five rounds of questions and as expected Chelsea’s music knowledge was incredible…

Diary of a Lockdown -Week 9

Monday 18th May Keely has now developed a family recipe book to add to her fundraising for Macmillans.  As ever her presentation skills are second to none….  and Ionagh has also donated her secret recipes for her monster Yorkshire puddings!! Family Recipe Bundles! Recipes include: Lemon Meringue Pie Never Fail Sponge White Chocolate and Lime…

Diary of a Lockdown -Week 8

Monday 11th May Over the past few weeks we have had to sort out a few prescriptions for our patients, this has led to a few discussions with pharmacies in the area.  We are pleased to report that in these stressful times that most of the pharmacists we have spoken to have been absolutely lovely,…

Diary of a Lockdown -Week 7

Monday 4th May Keely was seen to be settling well into lockdown today as she is now wearing comfortable clothing.  We definitely think she looks cute in her oversized jumper!! However Chelsea is getting even more bonkers as she is trying to figure out how to get the birds in her garden to feed from…

Diary of a Lockdown -Week 6

Monday 27th April Thankfully throughout these uncertain times we are please to announce that Keely is managing to keep up her healthy diet by making sure she keeps her fruit intake up…..  how she is managing to keep losing weight is a complete mystery… Tuesday 28th April Keely got very excited today as it is…

Diary of a Lockdown -Week 5

Monday 20th April You will begin to notice that these additions to the blog are becoming a bit more infrequent……..   this is basically because there is sod all to write about!!!!! Ken went into work again today to check and run the equipment as we are worried that things may start to seize up…

Diary of a Lockdown -Week 4

Monday 13th April Apparently this is Easter Monday.  This is the day where the great british public get on with gardening and DIY…..  this would have been easier fpr Helen and Ionagh if cats weren’t involved!   The death rate in hospitals for patients that had been diagnosed with COVID-19 has now topped the 10k…

Diary of a Lockdown -Week 3

Monday 3rd April A couple of patients rang the clinic today, with dental emergencies, yet again the understanding of our patients is brilliant and everyone is being stoical to the limitations of what we can offer and we are very grateful for this. Tonight the health of Prime Minister took a turn for the worse…

Diary of a lockdown – week 2

Monday 30th March The corona virus continues to spread devastation throughout the UK.  Currently centres are being setup up to cope with the expected devastation this virus will have. In Scotland the SSC in Glasgow is being converted to a treatment centre. Our patients are continuing to be understanding of our situation which is still…

Diary of a Lockdown – week one

Monday March 23rd 2020 The global pandemic of COVID-19 had gathered momentum over the weekend. There were now reported cases of the virus in the highlands, and some of these patients were known by the practice staff.  There was now a huge shortage of PPE in the highlands.  The situation is now serious. At 8.30pm…