whoever you want to be…

Keep that flame burning!

Hands up who was a big old miser and refused to watch the opening ceremony, then? I will confess to not having been gripped with Olympic Fever.  But me and … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

Life Online: Unsolicited Advice

I should start by saying that I bloody love Twitter. I love it like a drunk woman on a Friday night loves her mates. It’s the sort of sloppy, leering … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

Interview: boxer Amanda Coulson talks about the Olympics

Amanda Coulson’s entry to boxing is well documented now: she saw a local newspaper article about two teenage girls being banned from the sport – and decided she fancied a … Continue reading

July 30, 2012

Wellbeing at Work – How to Start Loving Monday Mornings

Have you ever tweeted or commented on facebook about it being something alcohol related o’clock on a Friday afternoon? As if the working week is something that needs to be … Continue reading

July 30, 2012

Food for Thought

As a vegetarian I spend a lot of time feeling guilty and apologising. I’m not suggesting this is specifically a vegetarian thing, I suspect it has more to do with … Continue reading

July 29, 2012

Let the Sun Shine In

I started planning this post a couple of weeks ago, when it seemed as if it had been raining forever and we would never see the sun again. Some ideas … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

Happy talk (or do you want some cheese with that whine?)

Isn’t he adorable? I know. He really is. Cute as a button and all shiny and happy. And chatty? Blimey, is he ever chatty. He. Does. Not. Shut. Up. Particularly … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Talk about a “Scandal”: Bunheads, the whitey-whiteness of TV, and why Shonda Rhimes is a goddamn hero

I love Scandal. The first season was only seven episodes, but they’re some of the most sharp, fast-paced, thrilling hours of TV I’ve ever sat through. Sure, it was improbable … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 13 Comments

A Quacking Life : The Chicken Coop by Helen Redfern

The chicken coop, ladies and gents, has landed. Cue enormous excitement in our house. (Except for my husband who was ‘volunteered’ to put it together. He disappeared, muttering, into the … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Adventures with vinegar

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the wonders of vinegar and soda bicarb for eco-friendly cleaning, but if you’re anything like me you’ll have filed it under ‘must try that … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 3 Comments

Hi ho, Hi ho, it’s back to work I go…

Back when I was first pregnant, I thought I might not have to go back to work once my maternity leave was over. I had a book deal on the … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · 8 Comments

Who Am I?

I’ve been doing a lot of work lately with folks who have gotten caught up in an identity crisis. It’s a crisis that I suspect a lot of people struggle … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · 8 Comments
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