Forget counting calories, it’s all about the fibre

Forget counting calories, it’s all about the fibre Well, kinda. I’m nearly finished reading the excellent: 10% Human: How Your Body’s Microbes Hold the Key…

How to survive the Furious Fours (kinda)

It’s been a truly horrible morning. Who knew that buttoning a cardigan could cause so much anger, frustration and distress? But it can when there’s…

A mother’s CV

Mummy Curriculum vitae PERSONAL STATEMENT Dedicated, hard-working and supremely adaptable individual seeks more credit for doing a bloody hard job seven days a week.  …

Boys don’t cry

Boys don’t cry. Any boy-mama knows this isn’t true. My 5-year-old son cries with the best of them. And I’m cool with that. But does…

MIND THE gender pay GAP

Does Carrie Gracie resigning from her £135K BBC job have anything to do with you and me? Carrie Gracie, former China editor for the BBC,…

Happy New Year already!

Happy 2018! I know I’m a couple of days early but, truly, we’re done with 2017. Really done. So much so that it already feels…

I’m crap at multitasking and so are you

Women are crap at multitasking. Whatever you think you know about the superiority of the female race and our innate ability to perform more than…