Corporate Vignette: 1

There was one time at work… I remember the year. It was the year I lived in Hackney, on my own. It was a sunny day, crisp, that first promise of Spring that comes sometimes in February, sometimes in March. I was a new graduate, on the company’s training scheme, and the following week I’d be … [Read more…]

Sock it to me

YoungestGirl hates socks. Well, not quite. She loves socks. Just not on her feet. Excitedly, every morning she squeals with delight when the socks come out of the drawer. And she then spends the next twelve hours of consciousness excitedly pulling them off again. Her absolute favourite thing to do is to pull both socks … [Read more…]

Gifted

We have a glut of celebrations all shoved into the same part of the year: September is EldestGirl’s birthday October is my birthday November is YoungestGirl’s birthday December is Christmas January is TheBloke (TM)’s birthday February is Valentine’s Day March is our wedding anniversary, plus Mothers’ Day. It makes sense to mothball a few of … [Read more…]