Bad Mum V Bad Employee

“Bring me sunshine, in your smile” The ringtone had woken me as my Son phoned me from his bedroom that morning. His voice sounded overly pitiful as he said that he felt unwell and didn’t want to go to school.  It was snowing outside and he had an hour long bus ride, followed by a…

The Festive Feels

Happy New Year Did you have a good Christmas?  Surprisingly, I did! Why surprisingly?  Well, something you should know from the outset, is that Christmas is my happy place.  I start getting the warm and fuzzy feeling from around October time, and will start listening to Christmas music even before Halloween.  I love the smell…

Lets Start At The New Beginning

Sat in Costa Coffee for over an hour so far.  The same question twisting my melon; “Where to start”?  Pfffttt….”I Dunno”! It’s been six years since I last wrote my column. Blog’s were virtually unheard of then.  The only writing I have done since has been press releases; which a number of boss types have…

Thoughts of Therapy

Counselling is often considered self indulgent attention seeking but I don’t agree.  We think nothing of seeking medical advice to heal our physical bodies; surely we should take as much care with our emotional well-being.  Admitting that I needed help is probably one of the best things I ever did and I feel no shame…

I Am A Gatherer of Gadgets!

I lust after them in PC World, I covet them in Currys.  I get them home….and in under an hour I hate the bloody things so much that I want to smash them against the wall! Damn things never work! My husband laughs at me infuriatingly each time I bring home another ‘Demic’, a term…