Twenty-somethings

In Interwebs

I followed a bunch of bloggers on twitter today. My grand plan is to follow, be inspired by their energy and regular posting, and thus start posting regularly again. Hahahahaha. Realistically, however, I’ve already noticed a worrying trend amongst these ~cool~ bloggers: they’re all young… read full entry →

Monthly post to confirm not-deadness (and other exciting news)

In Personal

Not sure I made that blog title long enough? Anyway.. hi, here I am. Not dead. Which you probably already know because you all follow me on social media. Don’t you? Things have been a bit hectic lately. Last time I spoke to you I… read full entry →

Chaos

In Home & Garden

As you may have figured out from my sporadic blogging of late, I’ve been a wee bit busy. Cramming in ALL THE WORK before Christmas so that I can have a proper holiday; trying to get kids in the right place at the right time… read full entry →

Day in the life of a WAHM

In Parenting, Work

It’s Tuesday morning, 6:50am. The kids have just asked me if it’s morning yet and can we get up, and I send them back to bed knowing full well the alarm is going to go off in 5 minutes, but every second I can spend… read full entry →

Getting “Bulky”

In Fitness

When I started lifting weights I had several conversations (Facebook chat counts as a conversation these days, right?) with friends about how I wanted to build some muscle but I didn’t want to end up looking like this: I know that a lot of women… read full entry →

So this week I did this…

In Misc

Programming Sucks

In Links

Websites that are glorified shopping carts with maybe three dynamic pages are maintained by teams of people around the clock, because the truth is everything is breaking all the time, everywhere, for everyone. Right now someone who works for Facebook is getting tens of thousands… read full entry →

The Important Things

In Misc

Karl has taken the kids out for a few hours so that I can get some work done, so I’ve started with the important things: Had a wee in peace Had a hot cup of coffee & had bacon sarnie all to myself. (I’ve also… read full entry →

How not to do blogger outreach

In Interwebs

I think I’ve probably mentioned before that I get a lot of PR / “blogger outreach” emails. There’s something about having squeezed a baby out of your nethers that makes companies think you’re happy to hawk their wares. Most of these mails go straight to… read full entry →

Under the Sofa

In Home & Garden

I didn’t think it had been that long since I cleaned under the sofa last. And yet, having just done so, I found… teething toy rattle pair of pants (Isabel’s) 2 socks (1 x Isabel’s, 1 x Oliver’s) large Lego wheel 8 mega bloks 1… read full entry →

Judgeypants

In Parenting

I got the judgey death stare from another mum in Tesco this morning. I can’t quite figure out if it was because Isabel was stropping, or if it was because I told her that if she didn’t stop stropping I was going to put her… read full entry →

That time of year…

In Interwebs

I know when cold and flu season is approaching for one rather unique reason… Hits to a rather, er.. “interesting” old post of mine fly through the roof. I have to say, if men suffer from sore testicles when they get a cold, it’s no… read full entry →