Waiting in the Wings

We operate a minimal child supervision policy in our house.  Is this because I want to sneak off to watch Netflix and crime dramas unsuitable for small people during daylight hours?  Yes. But that’s not the only reason.   I believe that a problem solved alone or a solution found to something without the pressure ofContinue reading “Waiting in the Wings”

The Cloakroom, the tearoom and the toilet strictly for wee’s only.

Years ago I worked with a girl that had even less of a filter than me. For the purposes of this story let’s call her ‘Filterless Fiona’. She had a kind heart, was an extreme worrier and literally said anything that came into her head whether it was appropriate or not, which was a bitContinue reading “The Cloakroom, the tearoom and the toilet strictly for wee’s only.”

Once I was thin but now I’m not and that’s okay

As I write this I’m tucking into a family size tub of Ben & Jerry’s with no intention of sharing it with my family or anyone else’s. As I devour the creamy chocolate peanut butter yumminess I am desperately trying to remember what it used to feel like to sit down and not have myContinue reading “Once I was thin but now I’m not and that’s okay”

Broccoli, Carrot or a Chicken Nugget?

Scenario: You are asked to make a short video congratulating a work colleague for 15 years service that will become part of a montage.  When the finished article is released onto the group WhatsApp chat you realise everyone has left heartfelt messages and filmed their actual selves except for you who is a Snapchat talkingContinue reading “Broccoli, Carrot or a Chicken Nugget?”

‘Married At First Sight Australia’ Spoilers- Not really, don’t panic.

For those of you I haven’t completely alienated with talk of ‘bum juice’, homeless middle aged hookers and rogue nipples, welcome back.  For those that weren’t so keen, sorry not sorry. I’m not sure if any of you watch Married at first sight Australia but I am basically obsessed.  If you don’t watch it andContinue reading “‘Married At First Sight Australia’ Spoilers- Not really, don’t panic.”

”OMG I thought it was you”

Question: When is the ideal time to bump into an old college friend that you haven’t seen for the thick end of 10 years?  Is it when you are unshowered, unshaven (chin hairs protruding), unmade up without a scrap of make up and totally uninterested in anything that’s happening around you because you are concentratingContinue reading “”OMG I thought it was you””