Month: March 2013

Ramblings of a Masters Student

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Life, Love, Family / thoughts

Every now and then I take a deep breath and think, ‘how did I get here?’ My second thought is usually about being found out, being a fraud! I potter about my kitchen at ease. I love to cook, bake and generally keep the house ticking over. I have very fond memories of being a full-time mum before my two children started national school. I really enjoyed the carefree non routine of those days. Having […]

Sticks and Stones

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Life, Love, Family

I remember saying that I hated something when I was I kid. A cousin of mine, who I now know to be wise beyond his years, looked at me and solemnly said ‘Hate is a very strong word and rarely needs to be used’. At the time I probably withered him with a look and continued bemoaning whatever it was that ailed me. Over the years I have often found myself saying the very same thing […]