Mums In The Picture

Prompted by friend Rachel and encouraged by my other friend Lisa, I'm walking the confidence walk and doing the Mums In The Picture thing. Here's a photo of my lovely 18 month old daughter, Alice, and I reading Sophie's Busy Day before breakfast this morning. It was taken off the cuff and it's a one off - usually … Continue reading Mums In The Picture

Sophie’s Voice Love Yourself Week: Day 1 – Let’s be brave together

Dear Readers, Welcome to what I hope will be a success. There are no guarantees and, when I announced this grand event, I didn't realise that it was going to be such a massive challenge. You see, I’m not usually required to maintain consistent levels of output (and you do indulge me very kindly in … Continue reading Sophie’s Voice Love Yourself Week: Day 1 – Let’s be brave together

The future…

Well, I promised you something innovative last time…and I mean to keep to my word. I’m going out on a limb here – for many reasons. These include the facts that I haven’t exactly enjoyed the whole experience of being pregnant and I’ve had serious difficulties reconciling myself with my changing silhouette. However, as I’m … Continue reading The future…

Entering the modern work world…

I promised I’d respond to demand and I’m going with modern office clothing etiquette - as opposed to smart, which we’ve covered ad infinitum. Ah…this matter of modern office dress. And the whole etiquette that surrounds it. It seems that the first piece of advice I can give concerns make-up. Take Ellie Torres’ (Cougar Town … Continue reading Entering the modern work world…

How I began to appreciate my age through the magic of the holiday season

Dear Readers, I hope that your Christmas has been as fun as mine – alone with my beloved husband, the telly and some fantastic grub. Not what I used to find very glamorous but, with my present job, relative silence and not having to help anyone seem like fantastic luxuries. One excellent anecdote about Christmas … Continue reading How I began to appreciate my age through the magic of the holiday season