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UNEXPLAINED EMOTION

05/17/10

The female of the species is a deep and complicated creature. Our minds work in strange and wonderful ways which, though positively mystifying to men, make complete sense to us….

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A PASSION FOR LIFE

05/16/10

It’s coming! There’s no escaping. The supermarkets are full of related, or not so related merchandise and yesterday I saw my first red and white flag hanging precariously from a…

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SLEEPOVERS

05/12/10

I think I am going to let my older two children have friends over for sleepovers. I have battled against it womanfully but I suspect the time has come to…

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MY STATUS AS A MARTYR

05/10/10

I shouted at my children this morning and threatened to leave home. It’s not behavior of which I am particularly proud but such were my levels of exasperation that it…

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THE CONFIDENCE

05/09/10

“I’ve got something to tell you,” she said, purposefully. She paused, biting her lip tentatively. She looked me straight in the eye and then, as if slightly ashamed of her…

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CONCENTRATION

05/05/10

Why do I find it so hard to concentrate? Is this something that happens to women of a certain age or is it just me? I just can’t seem to…

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MY LIFE IN QUARTERS

05/03/10

Tomorrow it will be ten years since I skipped out of the corporate world and began my new life at home. I know I blogged about this last year but…

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RUN LIKE THE WIND

04/29/10

Today I cancelled my gym membership. Again.I rejoined about 18 months ago. I had decided that my solitary lifestyle was not healthy. So I joined the gym to meet some…

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HAIRCUT 100

04/28/10

I had my hair cut today. Sadly, I also got conned into letting child number 3 have the day off school through feigned sickness and so she had to come…

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IT’S A FAIL

04/26/10

I’m sorry. To use a phrase rather irritatingly adopted by my daughter, my attempts to blog this weekend have been a fail. I could pretend that my weekend passed in…