Once upon a time there was a man called Mr MIP who had spit that matched quite well with someone elses.......... it's an odd story and that isn't exactly right but it's as good as any other start I suppose. We registered with DKMS - Delete Blood Cancer in 2013 after seeing an appeal for … Continue reading Mr MIP saves a life (hopefully)
I need to head this up with this point of clarification - I am not pregnant, I have no intentions of being pregnant and this isn't any form of announcement that I am pregnant. Got it? All clear? That being said I was chatting to someone recently who is in the early stages of pregnancy … Continue reading 12 weeks? No thanks…..
Before Miss MIP came along hubby and I would often spend weekends camping away - it was a quick, cheap and easy way to make the most of a weekend and we really wanted to carry on when Baby MIP arrived. Sadly it became quickly apparent that Baby MIP and sleep were not going to … Continue reading Our first family camping experience……
I will not be afraid. I will be proud of the people who ran to help, I will be proud of the police who reacted instantly despite a colleague being attacked, I'll be proud of the ambulance, fire crews and security services who helped when people needed them. I'll be so proud of the people … Continue reading I will not be afraid.
The sheer numbers of men, women and children taking part in #womensmarch all over the world gives me enormous hope for the future. It gives me hope that there is good in the world. It gives me hope that people can still pull together for the right cause. That people can see past race, religion … Continue reading Equality hurts no one
First of all let me just say I love my Nissan Leaf - it's everything I hoped an electric car would be and I truly love driving it. When we decided to go electric we wanted to use a well known name but also find something that would work as a family car and the … Continue reading Dear Nissan UK
To all you lovely mums and dads, Congratulations - you made entire human being! You created a life and you likely spend all your waking hours (and probably some sleeping ones) making sure that that tiny human you grew turns into a kind, tolerant and valued person. That doesn't mean that you need to forget … Continue reading Being kind to yourself……
My contract is nearly finished so I'm on the job hunt again and it's got me to thinking about my professional skills. I'm not really sure what I do anymore - I used to work in Human Resources but that was over four years ago. I currently work as a Volunteer Coordinator but that isn't … Continue reading Am I still relevent?
Today's *incredibly* bold look is brought to you by 30 Minutes Peace. Just 30 minutes between work life, home life and mum life gives me enough time to have a quick hot cup of tea, a 7th Heaven face mask and a shower without interruption. 30 minutes is better than no minutes and I intend … Continue reading 30 minutes peace….
Because some days are just crap. Some days are full of the feeling you are half arsing everything - struggling at being a good and patient parent, not giving work all the attention you'd like because you are trying to maneuver work with the school run, trying to be a good wife and friend and … Continue reading It’s a half arsed life…..