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

To the mumsnet Work Festival

As a SAHM for 14 years, I know how daunting it is to consider a return to work. The mumsnet Work Festival had been organised to address these fears. The … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does this mean I’m out of the domestic bubble?

This blog was started with a specific aim: to chart my journey out of the domestic bubble. Today I examine whether my lack of posting is a symptom that I’ve … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

When Your Home Is Your ‘Place of Work’

Many people work from home now; it’s no longer a new modern phenomenon. But I’m not writing about those who have an internet link to their office, make cakes in their … Continue reading

June 21, 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

You can’t always get what you want…

Close followers of my words (you’re now in double figures!) will wonder if I am serious in my byline claim. I write a lot about ‘stuff’ from ‘antisocial behaviour’ to … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · 1 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

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award


kreativeblogger award