Spoken Word

I have a very poor attention span when it comes to relaxing and so it has been a surprise to find that spoken word has become a love of mine. I can’t watch TV without having my phone in my hand, get bored part way through magazine articles, and can’t sit still for longer than … Continue reading Spoken Word

Life, Lately

Life has not felt very easy lately. The house has felt busy every day and at times it has been difficult to entertain the girls, especially through the dreary, wet days of August. My eldest daughter has a childminder but he doesn’t work during the school holidays, and my youngest daughter does not have a … Continue reading Life, Lately

House Fire

The fire at Grenfell Tower took me back to a night when I was a student at university. The fire that rampaged through my rented house was nowhere near as bad as the one that began in London in mid-June and so I can only imagine the utter horror of being caught in a fire … Continue reading House Fire

Losing my Identity

  Next weekend we will be taking the girls to their first Pride March. We are looking forward to seeing them waving rainbow flags and joining in with the noise and colour of Pride Day, surrounded by love and acceptance. We’ve heard good things about the activities on offer for young children, and are looking … Continue reading Losing my Identity