Sometimes Two Actually Is Harder Than One

Previously, I was under the impression that going from zero children to one was distinctly more difficult than going from one child to two. I mean why wouldn’t it be? Having no kids and then suddenly being responsible for a squirming, squawking tiny man cub is terrifying. There’s shit everywhere, everyone is crying and no …

Sorry Not Sorry

Dear Friend, Family Member, Elderly Neighbour, Members Of The Public and Numerous Asda Delivery Drivers, I know you weren’t quite expecting to see my breast today. To be fair, I wasn’t expecting you to either. I didn’t wake up this morning with that on my to do list. It was just one of those things …

First Impressions

  They always say you shouldn’t judge people on your first impressions but in reality it tends to be something that you can’t help doing. It’s kind of like a knee-jerk reaction, an aversion to an offensive smell or the way you feel about Jon Snow. It’s not your fault he’s so pretty… Obviously first …

Bringing Summer Inside

When we moved to our new house last year, it was in the middle of Summer and we only really had a few weeks before the weather started to turn. We moved into our little country cottage mid July and spent the rest of the Summer months living amongst boxes and flat pack furniture projects. …

Dear Theresa, Where Is The Sistahood?

Dear Theresa May, I’m not going to get into the ins and outs of your embarrassing election campaign. I’m not going to talk about your pending Brexit negotiations or your fields of wheat. I don’t want to express my pro-Labour opinion or even my admiration for Corbyn’s campaign. I’m not even going to talk about …

Are The Promised School Funding Budgets Really All That?

As you go through life, your priorities and agendas tend to change. Hopefully your core values and fundamental principles (like not being an utter bastard) will always ring true. But  the specifics of what matter to you and what motivates you politically may change throughout your lifetime.  Where as ten years ago a tax on fags or a …

Thank God You’re Too Young

In life, horrible things happen. They could happen to you, around you, nowhere bloody near you. They might happen to the people you love, to that person you kinda used to know. They could happen in your street or in your country. They might happen where you once had an amazing holiday or when you …