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Hello, we’re the Gathfords! Well… We’re Hannah Bounford & Jon Gath, a young couple living together and attempting to navigate the big wide world.
How we’re coping in Lockdown (April 2020)
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I have taken part in more ‘pub’ quizzes than I can count in the past few weeks. I think I’ve actually taken part in more virtual quizzes than I have in real life. From family tournaments to nationwide events, the humble pub quiz has found its new home – Zoom. I had never heard of… Continue reading Trust me, I miss you (I just hate Zoom) →
Here’s something we can all agree on: this has been a really strange five weeks. The UK is in the midst of a nationwide lockdown that has uprooted lives the country over. Speaking for us in the Gathford camp, our lives have completely changed and we’re still trying to get used to what is widely… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Mental Health during Lockdown →
Hey folks, welcome to the first recipe in the Quarantine Cook series. This is where I (Jon) attempt to cook things and make them look fairly edible. I do not claim to be a chef or even a half decent cook. My normal weekly menu is easy stuff like Fajitas, carbanara and other Prepackaged foods.… Continue reading The Quarantine Cook: Easy Honey Chilli Chicken →
So it’s April 2020 and the whole of the UK is in lockdown due to the Coronavirus. Over in the Gathford household we’re using it to try some new things. Join us as we discuss how we’re coping and what we’re planning – from cooking to kondo-ing there’s a lot we have planned!
In the Gathford household we don’t always agree on everything. However, there are a few key facts of life that we do reach a consensus on: Jam and butter do not belong in the same sandwich; chasers are the jocks of Hogwarts; Disney’s Tarzan is an under-rated gem of a movie; and, most importantly, planning… Continue reading How to Create a Date Jar (and take the stress out of date night) →
“I’m really sorry, I know this is kind of awkward,” I do my best impression of the awkward face emoji as I look over to where Jon is already half-asleep. Jon mumbles something incoherent that I take to mean ‘sure, go ahead.’ “Look, I normally listen to an audiobook when I go to sleep –… Continue reading Late Night Reading →
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