I Am the Woman Who Doesn’t Fit In – I Am Like You I was the girl who moved schools countless times across the country because my parents moved jobs, moved house again and again. I was the girl who moved to a different country, to a different hemisphere and… Read More »I Am the Woman Who Doesn’t Fit In – I Am Like You
Or, the day I didn’t lose the kids at Altamont Gardens Why is it that my kids always want to eat the picnic the minute we arrive at our destination? Even if it’s only 11:30 am and we left home 40 minutes ago, straight after they ate breakfast? Our recent… Read More »A Day at Altamont Gardens
What will you do once your children have grown? When I was in high school I wrote down in one of my many journals what my plan for the future was. With teenage arrogance and idealism I had my life mapped out. I have lost the written plan, and certainly… Read More »What will you do once your children have grown?
The more we talk about her, the more I realise that women of my generation (who watched TV between 1975 and 1979) are in love with Wonder Woman. So the making of this film (by a female director) has been timed to perfection, here we are little girls grown big,… Read More »Wonder Woman – little girl me meets big girl me at the cinema.
a sort of a book review Once upon a time I did a stupid thing. On impulse I bought a book called “The Home handbook-Quick and Easy Ways to Keep You Home Tidy, Clean and Beautiful” (by Rachel Simhon). I’m not upset about spending the money, it only cost the… Read More »Judging by the Mess
I have had a few years of summer holidays with my kids at home for about nine weeks, this year is my first with a teenager who gets three months. The past years have presented one or two challenges so this year I am bucking up my approach. Oh, how I… Read More »The Complaints Department will Open when I’m in the Right Mood