Musings on a walk

The first thing I realised as I was walking this morning, is that like the politicians, I have prioritised economics over things like sustainability.  When I had kids I added them to my life so it was work + family.  Then I had a breakdown so my life equation was then work + family + … Read more


Work – servant not mistress

As the last weekend of the school holidays is upon us, I’ve been thinking about going back to work and reflecting about the nature of work itself.

Work to serve the life you want to lead

I was in a local hotel, writing over the summer and I could overhear the bar manager as I … Read more


Where is my wifi???

I am living without wifi.

I am writing this from a friend’s house (thank you Jo) as we have had no wifi for nearly a week now and are unlikely to have it for another week thanks to an ‘upgrade’ (oh the irony!!).

So this is just a quickie but this is what I have … Read more


What makes a good team?

I’m on holiday. I love holidays as I seem to have more time to stop and stare.
We’ve returned to the same place on holiday; partly for the sun and sea, but also because of the people who run the Alter Ego cafe in Agistri.
Yianna and her daughters Katerina and Vaso run the bar … Read more


Kids can be good for your career

I’ve spent the day with two lovely women.  One a make up artist and one a photographer.

All of us work part time and/or run our own businesses.

We all started to do this when we had our kids.  Before that we had all worked full time, doing the career woman bit.

I think that … Read more


The sum of all our conversations

As always we went to football today, this time in huge venue with toilet and, oh joy, hot drinks for sale on a misty and cold morning.

As we youngest son (YS) and I were standing in the queue to get our hot chocolates (having navigated the acres of mist to get eldest son (ES) … Read more


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