‘He was gurgling away on my lap!’ Carrie Symonds shares photo of her cradling her son Wilfred (but we have STILL not seen his face!)
- Carrie Symonds reveals she has spent time speaking with a woman in her 80s
- The mother shared a photo of herself cradling ‘Wilf’ as she spoke with the lady
- Ms Symonds encouraged public to join the Together initiative and help others
- She described how seven-month-old Wilfred was ‘gurgling’ away during the call
Carrie Symonds reveals she has spent time speaking with a woman in her 80s to keep her company, taking to Instagram to encourage others to reach out this Christmas, despite the covid-19 restrictions.
The partner of Prime Minister Boris Johnson shared a photo of herself cradling their seven-month-old son Wilfred at home whilst she enjoyed a call with the woman, who has been unable to leave her home during the pandemic.
Ms Symonds, 32, captioned the photo: ‘Earlier today, I spoke with another amazing woman in her 80s, who hasn’t been able to leave her home much this year.
‘Despite that, she was in good spirits and having just had the vaccine, was looking forward to returning to her weekly lunch club speaking to her (with Wilf gurgling away on my lap) made my day!’
Carrie Symonds reveals she has spent time speaking with a woman in her 80s to keep her company, taking to Instagram to encourage others to reach out this Christmas
Ms Symonds, 32, captioned the photo: ‘Earlier today, I spoke with another amazing woman in her 80s, who hasn’t been able to leave her home much this year.’
The mother-of-one described how Wilfred had also attempted to get in on the call, ‘gurgling’ on her lap as they spoke.
‘Wilf’, or Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson in full, appeared to be dressed in a Christmas outfit with a star patterned pair of red leggings paired with a simple cream top. The child’s face is yet to be seen by the public since his birth on April 29 this year.
Acknowledging the strict covid-19 restrictions which have left millions with no option but to forgo their Christmas meal with relatives entirely, Ms Symonds encouraged people to follow her lead by ‘doing something like this’ in their communities to spend ‘#ChristmasTogether’.
She added: ‘Many of us won’t be able to see our loved ones this Christmas, but spending a bit of time doing something like this has got to be what Christmas is all about.
‘Please get involved if you can. All the info you need is here and link is also in my bio. https://together.org.uk/ChristmasTogether/’
The link takes you to The Together initiative, a organisation which has teamed up with the NHS, Royal Voluntary Service, and other voluntary organizations.
The website asks the public to ‘give someone a bell’ and ‘Ring a bell on your doorstep at 6pm on Christmas Eve’ as part of the 2020WorldwideChristmasEveJingle event.
Volunteers at the initiative are encouraged to ‘make sure no one feels alone’ on Christmas Day. It encourages
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