When we get asked "how are you?" Our usual response is "I'm ok, just busy". As if that's what is expected. We seem to say that proudly yet inside we are dying to sit down and relax. I read an article today about the key to productivity is to do nothing. It was a fantastic… Continue reading Is being busy now a badge of honour?
It's been a while since I've been able to say I've had a relaxing weekend. I think it started well as my other half didn't work Friday so Ruby has had there whole days with her Daddy who she completely adores. She walked beautifully without a tantrum when we went shopping, played with her cousins,… Continue reading What a weekend!
Well yes, I'm nearly 35, but that's not the point. When I was a kid I thought my mum was the font of all knowledge, the woman who knew everything and the one person who had all the answers. I dreamed of being like her when I grew up; a working mum who made it… Continue reading Am I old enough to be a mum?
I'm sat here on the sofa, watching my toddler dance around to the music of Ben and Holly, refusing to to eat her dinner and wondering what time my car is going to be dropped off after having the brakes sorted out. Today has been one of those days that I wish my wellies didn't… Continue reading Feeling like Jumping in puddles!
Yesterday I was ready to jack all this in. Writing that is! Wailing to the tune of not enough time to do it all. Then today thanks to rain, and a two hour delay on the a14 resulting in me turning around for a work from home day I had a good think. Plus my… Continue reading Had a wobble
The thing is about writing is not just having the time but also having the headspace during that time. I have so many ideas and the want to write but this week I've not written a word on my synopsis or short stories. Instead I've relaxed, read books and painted my nails. One thing I… Continue reading The thing is about writing…