Inspirational women on International Women’s Day

It can't have escaped your notice that today is International Women's Day. I've seen a lot written about it and it's really made me think about the women who have been, and continue to be, inspirational in my life. I admit that I did have to google IWD to check my understanding, and it is … Continue reading Inspirational women on International Women’s Day

Mother’s Day, without a Mum

So it's started again. In amongst the social media posts of cheerful spring flowers and new season wardrobes are the reminders that Mother's Day is coming. Personalised gifts, hand made cards and restaurant bookings all send an alert that a special day is on its way. But what if your Mum is no longer here? Despite … Continue reading Mother’s Day, without a Mum

What it’s really like to have twins …

The full title of this blog should be, What it's really like to have twins ... without a nanny. Twins are the new must-have celebrity accessory (JLo and Mariah started the craze, followed by Beyonce and Amal, not to mention Madonna's latest additions to her brood) but what's it really like to have double trouble? … Continue reading What it’s really like to have twins …

Forever 21

When I tentatively admitted my blogging ambitions to two friends early in the new year, they each separately (this wasn't a mass sharing session) admitted to their own aspirations for the new year. And they weren't of the get fit variety, but were both long-nurtured dreams of doing something that makes them very happy but that … Continue reading Forever 21

It’s just a phase …

In my quest to write a blog, I signed up to 14 days of tutorials from WordPress, which finished yesterday. I have just finished reading Day 2 (I'm doing sooo well!), which was about Titles and Taglines, and although I haven't hit the spot yet, it has got me thinking. When the kids were little and … Continue reading It’s just a phase …