“Right here, right now,
There is no other place I want to be.”

Hi there, New Year’s Eve and the blank page of new day and year will shortly be upon us…. Well, unless you’re reading this after the event. In which case, err, hello. 🙂 Psst, if you’re a time traveller, any chance of next month’s lottery numbers? 😛 So, Christmas has been and gone in a flurry of shredded paper and sweet wrappers. Honestly, I could be describing the inside of a hamster’s cage, rather than the big day at Jones Towers. Really, all went well and good fun was had by all. The nippers didn’t get up too early – too early being pre-8AM – and despite both being very excited the night before, they did manage a good night’s sleep […]

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Welcome to a new kind of tension

I’ve stared at this browser window for a while now and the creative juices aren’t just with me tonight. It seems the pendulum of acceptance – to use a slightly bonkers image – has swung the other way. P. is, as you may have read, on the chopping block at work and she’s really worried. I’m doing a 120mph at work and things seem to be piling up. My job is frankly, doing my head in. I really feel for P. but not having been laid off, I don’t know exactly what she’s going through. All I can do is listen. I hope that’s enough. I upset her last night by leaving with my face on and dress underneath my […]

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A week of highs and lows.

I started this post on Wednesday night full of flipancy and froth that you’ve grown to expect on this blog. For those newbie readers, welcome to the war. 🙂 So, in the style of Channel 5’s Brass-Eye news, I will be presenting this blog in a good-week bad-week stylee. Good Week It’s the Easter break. Five days away from work. ****ing hey. Say ‘risk management’ time one more time. Say it again, I dare you. I double dare you MF. 😀 Earlier in the week H. picked up MaxFactor’s new mascara (whose exact product name escapes me right now). It’s fabby, but when you’re used to the standard types, like I am, you’ve got to watch that you don’t pile […]

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