Five things

Inspired by Bookgrrl’s post on 5 things that are the same or different to 5 years ago (the last time the Census rolled around) I thought I’d reflect on this too. I had to stop and think about the question of where I was living 5 years ago – it seems like a lifetime ago…

A word about Mother’s Day

Growing up, my family was never big on things like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day and any other Hallmark Days you care to think of.  I do remember feeling a bit like the odd one out during my school days as all my friends would talk about what they had bought for their mum,…

Experiencing work

Bookworm has just finished 3 days work experience and she’s exhausted.  Getting ‘work fit’ is hard  work (pardon the pun) – she’s used to early mornings because of the commute to school each day but she hasn’t been getting home from the city until after 6 each evening and that’s a long day for a…