Russel Brand was on the last leg tonight and though I'm not a huge fan, I thought he might have some good chat about Donald Trump, which he did. Also, I found out he has a baby exactly the same age as Otis! Most refreshingly, he spoke briefly, but fairly candidly and incredibly positively about … Continue reading #sharethepositives
I have the mind of an independent shopping, organic eating, vegan hippie.. and the hands of a hungry, chocolate loving, chain coffee shop drinking, over tired mama in need of a sugar fix!! I secretly wish I bought all organic food and independently made clothes, practiced mindfulness every morning, made all my vegan meals from … Continue reading I’m a hippie, but…
NB this post isn't actually about eggs. What's your favourite type of egg? I like scrambled, only when cooked by my mum. Or boiled but I'll only eat the yolk and leave the white. There are other ways to have eggs, but I don't like eggs those ways. Papa Oatcake takes his fried, sometimes poached … Continue reading How do you like your eggs in the morning?
Now, we really are getting somewhere with the shared parental leave thing.. but why does no one take it? Well for starters it seems that lots of people have no idea it's even available. Then some friends who have decided to use it, approach their employers, and although not refused the leave, most employers haven't … Continue reading What about the Daddies?
2016 will probably go down as a fairly negative year in newspaper terms. But in this post there shall be no mention of Brexit, Trump or celebrity deaths (though I'll always miss Alan Rickman). New Year's Eve every year has us all readdressing what we did wrong in the past year, what we should change … Continue reading Why I won’t be making any New Years Resolutions
It seems that absolutely every woman over the age of 50 who meets Otis is completely and utterly obsessed with making him burp. Anyone that succeeds in their quest awards themselves a medal and congratulates him on his wonderful achievement. If I burp however it is considered rude. I wonder at what age it switches? … Continue reading 10 Bonus points if you can make him burp…
Letters from a fan girl. If you can't be honest at Christmas, when can you? Over the past year I've been lucky enough to discover some rockstar women who have touched me, moved me, revolutionised my life.. and this Christmas, I'm going to tell them! Hollie McNish- mother, poet, performer. A lovely friend bought me … Continue reading Letters from a Fan Girl