Friday Five: 17/04/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. This week is quarantine focused, since we’re in lockdown due to COVID19. Stay safe, guys! Here we go: PODCAST I WAS INTERVIEWED ON: I was delighted...
You Don’t Have To Do It All In A Crisis

You Don’t Have To Do It All In A Crisis

This is a crisis, baby. As I define in Time Management for Writers, a crisis is usually: Short-term Unexpected COVID19 and the related lockdown is an absolute crisis, and I’m getting a little weary of seeing the memes that use productivity-shaming. “Yo! If...
A Different Type of Easter Break

A Different Type of Easter Break

We’re apparently halfway through the two-week Easter break. I say apparently because I only realised on Thursday that it was actually the first week of Easter school holidays. That explained why there hadn’t been any communication from school that week! I...
Friday Five: 10/04/20

Friday Five: 10/04/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. This week is quarantine focused, since we’re in lockdown due to COVID19. Stay safe, guys! Here we go: FAVOUR I’VE BEEN GRANTED So, back in...

The Kubler Ross Stages of Lockdown Grief

Fittingly, I’m writing this on the 11th anniversary of my dad’s death. That day was the start of my journey with grief, and it’s been a winding road ever since. I’ve come to believe that grief is what we feel over the death of something. It...
Adjusting to Remote Work During COVID19

Adjusting to Remote Work During COVID19

The Internet is a fun place full of jokes about how so many people who were told by employers that they couldn’t work from home……. can suddenly work from home. And laughing over that idea is great. Heck knows we all need a laugh from something other...
You’re Quiet, Are You Okay?

You’re Quiet, Are You Okay?

“You’re quiet, are you ok?” That’s what my husband used to ask me every single morning when our daughter was away on a sleepover. “I’m ok because I’m quiet,” I’d answer. Those sleepovers were never about the chance to have a lie in, and they were rarely about the...

Friday Five: 03/04/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. This week is quarantine focused, since we’re in lockdown due to COVID19. Stay safe, guys! Here we go: PODCAST I’VE DISCOVERED: I...
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