Friday, 21 July 2017
Ten Things I Have Learned in My First Year as a School Mum
1. Schools still smell the same as they did in the 90s. Like PVA glue mixed with cabbage. 2. It doesn’t matter how nice they are...
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Dear Anna: a Response to that Daily Mail 'Article'
Dear Anna May Mangan, I would usually start a letter with some textbook niceties, perhaps 'I hope this finds you well' or somethin...
Monday, 23 January 2017
This morning, when I got back from doing the school run, I unlocked the door, awkwardly shimmied past Jude’s pram and Henry’s scooter - both...
Friday, 2 December 2016
The Unnecessary Pressure of Christmas
Last year I had a bit of a moan about how fancy Christmas is getting . I questioned the necessity of Christmas Eve boxes and slagged off Pan...
Sunday, 4 September 2016
Here We Are, Then (Henry Starts School)
I considered not writing this post at all, suspecting that whatever I typed would fast become a Starting School cliché (“Where has the time...
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