I've been thinking a lot about ambition lately. It's been ruminating around in my head as I've tried to work out where my ambition currently resides and how it once shaped my life. If I correctly understand the modern idea of ambition, it is to start school, age five, with a view to getting a … Continue reading Is This Not Ambition Enough?
Deep in my heart - in my soul - I'm a very content loner. I like to sit alone, just thinking, daydreaming... or not. I'm pretty nifty at staring genuinely blankly, my brain all a-whirr with silence. If I were Oprah, the emergence of the acronym JOMO (Joy Of Missing Out) would have represented a … Continue reading What Will Now Be Known As ‘Bra Limbo’
Time is a trickster. It is flying and standing still, all at once. I know - Christmas is always busy. But this year it had been driving my mind bezerk. And I obviously had all the signs of it too. I mean, you know you're a hot mess when the person working the till at … Continue reading Time-Swallowing Toddlers
We're two weeks in with our new addition. A party of five negotiating new family dynamics and car seat arrangements. It's busy, it's messy, it's all-consuming. It's the fantastic time that is your new-life with a new-born. And so far so good-er than the first two times around. Yes, our parenting CVs read a lot … Continue reading Wheels Of Industry, Take Five