Musings

When Musicals Make You Think

I watched Fiddler on the Roof two nights ago. Sometimes I get to review theatre shows and it's honestly the only chance I get to watch theatre these days. I was doubly privileged the other night because it was produced close to home. No 40-minute drive into the city for a change! I remember watching… Continue reading When Musicals Make You Think

Family, Life, writing

Working Hard, or Hardly Working

I am excited to share with you my latest article to be published. Writing is a much longer journey for me these days. Once I could spend all weekend scribbling in my notebook, or a whole train journey plotting out a story. I wasted hours of my unfettered evenings with trash TV or - gasp!… Continue reading Working Hard, or Hardly Working

Family, Life, Parenting

Maelstrom, or Life With Children

After gathering the kids in our usual morning maelstrom of finding shoes, packing nappies and snacks and herding everyone towards the car, worrying we were running late, delighted to realise we were running early (So the show starts at 11am, not 10am, you say? Of course I knew that already!), and seriously regretting my decision… Continue reading Maelstrom, or Life With Children