I want my life back

Alt title: Poooor me! Jeez, what a tiring few days we've had here - two little ones under the weather with coughs and boogers, and barely any sleep for anyone. On Saturday afternoon I tempted fate by lying down with a pillow and a kids blanket on the sofa while the house was quiet. You …

Hey there, baldy

And other postpartum delights... Seriously, pregnancy is hard work on the old(er) body. Forget all that stuff about glowing, for me it was nine months (or eight for firstborn, James) of delicate gums, nasal congestion and jet lag-like fatigue. But without any cool international passport stamps to show for it. The first of my friends …

Why I quit blogging

I'm a failed blogger, and I know I'm not alone. I'm sure a statistic would be useful here to illustrate my point, but a quick Google search of 'failed blog statistics' didn't bring up any useful data on the first page. I can't be arsed clicking into page two-and-beyond of search results for the sake …