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

Monday musings: can your face betray you?

Last week I bumped into a friend in the supermarket. She asked me what was wrong why was I looking so hassled? I was a little pissed off, having spent … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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 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

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 Brain is an Engine

“Work can wait till Autumn, can’t it?” The words echo hollowly. I’ve been so busy with end-of-term stuff that there’s little time to think of myself and gainful employment.  I … Continue reading

June 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award

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