Two lives competing
Musing and murmurings from a first-time working mum.
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Last Thursday morning my boss asked how I was. I was exhausted. I'd been up until 3am with a vomiting toddler. The big man had put th...
Thursday, 29 September 2016
Ode to the tired ones
Ode to the tired ones You, putting your make up on one handed, clinging onto the pole and trying not to poke yourself in the eye. Your skill...
Sunday, 25 September 2016
I've been away for two, long, glorious weeks. This morning it was dark when I got up. First time this Autumn; I am scared of what this l...
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
A colleague and I were chatting about our weekend, and he mentioned having had a rare night free night out with just his wife. My gut reacti...
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
It's the end of a long, "If Carlsberg did bank holidays..." weekend. The sun came out again and again. We pottered by the rive...
Monday, 25 July 2016
I wanted everything, for a little while
Compromise. The secret to lasting relationships. It sounds so civilised. The theory is that I want A. You want C. There's a halfway poi...
Tuesday, 12 July 2016
I stand divided
Today was busy. I negotiated through my meetings; wrote a briefing for our executive committee; supported my overworked team and started wri...
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