fromthedomesticbubble

travel with me from SAHM to working mum….

MAY I tell you something about someone else…?

People are always telling me how wonderful other people they know are.  My reaction, secretly, is ‘oh yeah’.  This isn’t because I’m jealous that they’re not calling me wonderful, amazing … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Cool at 40?

I have just taken a test to determine whether I am ‘Cool at 40?’.  I suspect that, although elements of what I do, say, wear, eat… might be described as … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · 7 Comments

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

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

Season of Unmellow Fruitfulness

Autumn has always been my favourite season.  It holds warm Indian Summers, dramatic, destructive storms and dark chilly nights in its wide grasp. In the last few years we have … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

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

Creating a Portfolio Career

Now that my Return to Teaching course is over, I can get back to Job-Hunting.  There are a few major obstacles to this: The summer. With the long days, and … Continue reading

June 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Commuting for Beginners

After two weeks travelling daily by train, I feel qualified to offer advice to new commuters. Take headphones. You don’t have to listen to anything but it does dissuade any conversationalists. … Continue reading

March 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Released from the Domestic Bubble

or Things I Should Have Told My Husband About The School Run Out I float into the ‘real world’. Quite where I have been for the last 12 years is … Continue reading

February 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Can I have my kitchen back…?

A fly in the ointment. Impossibly successful husband who has kept a roof over our heads, food in the larder and me in designer sports clothes for the past 13 … Continue reading

February 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

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