For those of you who don't know, I've recently started working at a pre-school and had you asked me 5 years ago if this is where I thought I'd be right now, I'd have laughed you out the door.
6:30am. The alarm goes off and I launch into my new morning routine - drink a glass of water, make the bed, stretch... Day 22 of this new routine and there is no way I'm breaking it. The 10 minute stretch gives my brain a chance to catch up with my body as I move... Continue Reading →
Living in Italy has taught me a lot of things, one of them being that it's quite normal to find yourself in random situations like the one I found myself in last Wednesday afternoon...
I am not a great lover of animals. When I was a child I had a strange obsession with pigs - I had pig ornaments, pig posters, even a piggy hot water bottle (which I still have). But for anyone who knows me now they are aware that while other people's pets are lovely and... Continue Reading →
È una frase più difficile da finire di quanto sembra. Come donna ho spesso affrontato con articoli, pubblicità, film, musica, ecc che mi dicono come dovrei essere - come essere più sottile, in forma, una cuoca migliore, come fare carriera, come indossare il rossetto giusto , l'elenco potrebbe continuare. Ma che cosa vuol dire essere una... Continue Reading →
(versione italiano) It's a harder sentence to finish than it first appears. As a woman I'm often faced with articles, adverts, films, music etc that tells me HOW I should be - how to be fitter, slimmer, a better cook, how to get on the career ladder, how to wear the right lipstick, the list... Continue Reading →
Professional bridesmaid. That's what my new business card is going to read. English Language Tutor - Menu Corrector - Professional Bridesmaid. I'm not trying to blow my own trumpet here but I have had the privilege of being bridesmaid 5 times, once when I was 11 and the other 4 in the last 2 years plus... Continue Reading →
The lonely side to the hot season.