loneliness and social inequity

Covid has caused loneliness, isolated us all in our homes, kept us away from each other.  Get people back into work to improve their mental health.

School closures have caused social inequity and the sooner we get the kids back into schools the better to close that gap.

What bollocks.

We were never lonely before?  … 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


Are you productive?

I’m sitting outside, writing this for the first time this ‘summer’ and feeling productive. Except that politically, I’m not being productive as what I write in this blog won’t earn me money…so it doesn’t really count as being productive.

I listened to Radio 4 interviewing one of the new members of government talking about how … 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


SAD

The clocks have gone back and we are at that time of year where it is very possible that we don’t get to see the outside in daylight.

I hate it.

I’ve never been diagnosed but over the years I’m pretty sure that I suffer from SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is when our … Read more


Privacy

Today has just been one of those days where I don’t feel like  I’ve had my needs met..or rather, that I have managed to meet my own needs.

My lovely start to half term was a screaming worthy of raising the dead and which led into a half hour sharing circle to try and establish … Read more


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