Planning for my time out

At the end of last year, I needed some time out. I. Was. Done. Done with work. Done with clients and projects with ever-extending end dates. Done with parenting. Done with exams and running a business and a constantly filthy house and a husband away randomly...

Ready to commit

I have been the type of person who often says things and then twenty minutes later changes their mind. You might resonate with that. Or you might know people like that and want to punch them squarely in their fucking flaky face. (It’s ok, I often feel that way...

On friendship and adulthood

A few weeks ago, I posted some Instagram stories (a favourite pastime of mine) all about friendship. Or, more specifically, how to make more friends. Y’see, in real life, I’m an awkward sort of person. I don’t know whether that comes across over the...

I don’t know how to start this post

I don’t know how to start this post. My daughter’s in the background playing with the fridge magnets and making a bloop-bleep noise. I can hear the dishwasher sploshing away in the kitchen. I’m trying desperately not to survey the mess in my office,...