This is living…

Had the very recent joy of an overdue and not long enough holiday – aren’t they always! Visited Glenorchy for the first time in my life. For those of you unfamiliar, Glenorchy is a small town at the top of Lake Wakatipu. It was a sensational autumn day last Thursday, no wind, sun shining, a…

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My thanks to all you other Mums

I wanted to thank everyone that responded to my heartfelt post about overload.  I have been touched by every response.  Something so beautiful about Mums and the blogging community.  And I am pleased to say that I am taking two very tangible steps to making my work life balance better.  The first is that due…

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Rant of a working mum

I am totally missing in action and it annoys the hell out of me!  Now according to The Free Dictionary the definition of rant is, “To express at length a complaint or negative opinion“. So here I go. I am soooooooo busy.  Work seems to be coming out of my ears.  I cannot recall the last time…

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You mustn’t be afraid

To dream a little bigger Back at the start of the year I said a TV ad had caught my eye in a meaningful way, and that I wanted to share the quotes as the year progressed.  Partly because I think they are beautiful, but perhaps more importantly to keep myself inspired.  We are already…

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Like Mt Everest, only much, much smaller

I have finally conquered my personal Mt Everest – I have finished reading my first book since our baby’s arrival into the world last June.  It only took me three months. Just under half of the time my daughter has been alive.  As mentioned earlier, something I would have knocked off in about two hours…

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