travel with me from SAHM to working mum….

Time to take stock…

Looking for a slot in the working world after a (lengthy) sabbatical spent having children, shopping and going to the gym, your blogger embarked on a journalism course. This meant … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

Introducing…guest blogger

A message from my husband: I’m very excited to be asked to write a blog – I’m a blog virgin, and the whole concept of social media seems to have … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

MAY I tell you something about writing…?

As an aspiring writer I listen to a lot of advise on how to write. I thought I would use this Monday (OK, I’m a day late) to pass some … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

MAY I share something funny…?

Well I’ll try. – My dog’s got no nose… – How does he smell then? – Bloody awful! As jokes go it’s pretty dreadful, but often the only one I … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · 5 Comments

Blog me MAYbe

I’m going to have a go at this: Jeanette Monahan has directed me towards Blog me MAYbe. This is the idea of Sara McClung, and this is what you have … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Make like a hedgehog…or perhaps not.

Hibernate. vb. To spend the winter in a torpid state. And why not? I count myself as a Modern Hibernator. Each Spring, for the past eight or nine years, crocus … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · 1 Comment


This week, instead of job-searching and starting my novel, I have: met friends for coffee, been to a Boden sale, had a free Bootcamp session, read Saturday’s Times on my … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

Watershed Holiday

After a family holiday abroad and the return to work of Redundant Husband, the dust settled into what I thought would be normality.  Back to just me and the kids, … Continue reading

September 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Time flies when…….

………you have no deadlines to make. I am managing to keep my promise to my blog: ie not to neglect it.  However, my other aims, that of writing stories or … Continue reading

July 12, 2011 · 2 Comments

spam and ham…

Ha. Just discovered the spam button. More specifically, I’ve discovered that I’ve had 30+ comments that have been logged as spam. On closer scrutiny I have discovered that at least … Continue reading

July 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award


kreativeblogger award