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

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

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

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

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

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

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