Category Archives: Work

Difficult Conversations

It’s never easy. Most of the time we just don’t have them. The bottom line, though, is that we do ourselves absolutely no favours by not facing up to the issues we have in the relationships around us and in … Continue reading

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The Working Mum vs The Working Dad

No, I won’t be embarking on an “us against them” post, although I will be pointing out a few things that should remind us all that the battle for equal rights is not over just yet. I am a working … Continue reading

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The Best Things about being in my 40’s

No, I’m not scrapping around for the positivities of getting older (ok, maybe I am), but there are definitely positives to age and I think it’s important to remember them when you are bemoaning your saggy tummy and bum, staring … Continue reading

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My Changing Wardrobe

One of the nice things about starting blogging, especially a blog about my age, is that I feel a small pressure to get my act together on the clothing front.  I’ve also got into the habit of reading other bloggers, … Continue reading

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The Generation that grew up with “Friends”

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I feel like we are a little bit of the lucky generation.  Not lucky in that we have more money or more opportunity, but that we are considered in society and marketing, … Continue reading

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The Joy Jar

I was recently reading my timeline and saw that someone had retweeted a Tweet. The original tweeter was not someone I know. The person the tweet was about, I didn’t know. It read: “Go out, get drunk, be who you … Continue reading

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Asking for advice

I love to chat to people. Chat to other mum’s, colleagues at work, friends and family. I love to chat because through conversation we build our world.  Stick with me….this will make sense.  Through every conversation I have with people … Continue reading

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