Monthly Archives: November 2015

Duze cappuccino

At least once a week, I like to stick it The Man. And by that, of course, I don’t mean that I head up to Parliament Square and protest against gender inequality; but I do give Starbucks, Caffe Nero and … Continue reading

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Eat your heart out, Matt Stonie

“Settling in” at nursery this week for F. What could have been an incredibly stressful time has gone surprisingly smoothly – F doesn’t seem remotely bothered by being left with complete strangers – DONT YOU MISS US, F? – but … Continue reading

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I don’t have to make a pate de canard en croute do I?

An ex-colleague of mine (for the avoidance of doubt, he’s still alive, I just don’t work with him anymore) used to start every meeting with the phrase:  “What does success look like for this meeting?”  It used to freak me … Continue reading

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What a guy!

The gender pay gap is pretty topical at the moment with the recent publication from the Office of National Statistics stating that the median full time pay gap in the UK is now 9.4%, down from 9.6%. The stats for … Continue reading

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If you could just step into this morph suit and answer using these flash cards that would be great, thanks

The best bit about writing a blog rather than an actual book is that I can flit back and forth across a number of different topics and then just leave it to the editor to fit it all together down … Continue reading

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Go on Adele, put ’25’ on Spotify – look what they’ve done

Another bonus post related to parental leave as I have only just seen the Spotify news.  I have a love/hate relationship with Spotify, well maybe hate is too strong a word but definitely a love/niggle relationship.  I love how easy … Continue reading

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Would she call the album “Pooper S.Cooper”?

In my rush to get my one week appraisal in on time, I forgot to talk about my lovely day with F on Friday. Slightly disappointed to say that things went pretty smoothly – I haven’t yet got to the … Continue reading

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