fromthedomesticbubble

travel with me from SAHM to working mum….

First Thoughts about Mumsnet WorkFest

I attended the first Mumsnet WorkFest on 15th June for personal and journalistic reasons. On the train home I put down my initial thoughts about the event. A show of … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

Best Laid Plans…

The thing about juggling a family with any sort of work or course, where there is a rigid timetable, is the unexpected nature of family life. Things just keep popping … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ugg boots

Don’t get me wrong: I love my ugg boots. I like to have warm feet, especially in my cold house with NO underfloor heating. (Sore point that one!) First I … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

Holidays

Occasionally the tedium of the domestic bubble is relieved by a holiday. Holidays work best when they are either needed or activity-packed. Our New Year holiday was the latter. This … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Christmas cooking

The 25th December is now in sight and for the past couple of weeks, although I have been thinking about the ‘new project’, I have mainly been preparing for Christmas. … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

My Friend’s Advice…

My good friend, who usually has very sound  advice, told me that the pre-Christmas term (we mums work to a school timetable) was not the time to start a new … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · 5 Comments

Avoidance

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

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award

kreativeblogger

kreativeblogger award

Froth…