“What if I fall?”  -“Oh but my darling, what if you fly?”

“What if I fall?” “Oh but my darling, what if you fly?” The stakes are high. ‘Falling’ would mean that I have failed; Failed to pass my NCTJ diploma in journalism and failed to re-enter the world of work as a journalist. It will mean a huge waste of money, and thousands of pounds down […]

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Formula haters- you did not pick a good day to mess…

I’m in a seriously sweary mood today, it’s 3 weeks since my last silent coffee. Ordinarily sweary wouldn’t  be a problem. You’d never have known that I’ve shouted expletives into the fridge with the frequency of a bad case of Tourette’s today. Usually you’d be none the wiser…. But I saw a blog post judging […]

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Hello Black Wednesday. 

Some might think that stating the obvious is a pointless task. I however believe that if you are stupid enough to trudge your kids, and one of their friends through the pouring rain and into your local zoo’s soft play on a day where Noah is on the edge of his seat, then you deserve […]

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We’ve all been DUP’ed: The £1 Billion Farce.

It’s all a bit embarrassing really isn’t it?  £1 billion  There’s nothing like a bit of transparent corruption among friends is there.  My husband once surprised me with a mini break, how lovely you might think. And lovely it was. However I couldn’t help but wonder where this stash of cash was when the washing […]

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Sports Day’s a comin’… 

Sports-Yey. Or Nay. Depending on your point of view.  Tomorrow is my daughter’s Sports Day. We are coming to the end of year 1 and although we have been travelling back and forth from ‘big school’ for almost 2 years now, I still don’t count myself as a veteran parent when it comes to The […]

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MumBoss. Mumpreneur. Are you offended yet?

Mumpreneur.  MumBoss.  Do these terms offend you? Because they don’t offend me. Quite the opposite in fact; they make me feel empowered. I read a post entitled “We are not Sodding Mumpreneurs” by a great blogger ‘More Than Toast’ back in february, it’s taken me this long to final hit publish on a post I […]

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