Today, I am the mum with the wet hair, frantically rushing up the road in the pissing down rain. I have a large three month old strapped to my chest. I have an umbrella in one trembling hand, holding it over the baby and I. The other hand is struggling to push a heavy, nearly […]
I have heard musicians say the second album is always the hardest – especially if their first album was an out and out hit! Everyone loved it. Everyone bought it. Everyone raved about it! How do you follow that up? A few friends have remarked in the past at how great my first baby was. […]
Lonely is a word often used when describing being a new mum but a word is just a word. Often I think “lonely” doesn’t do it justice. I thought that having a child would mean my lonely days would be over. I have a partner too! All the things we assume will make us “whole”. […]
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Remember when you were young and you really wanted to dump a boy, but Christmas was on the horizon, so you held off? Well, over the last year I have held off murdering my partner because we had ‘In the Night Garden‘ Live booked. Ever since we heard the synopsis “Makka Pakka washes everyone’s faces […]
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As the late great M.J once sang “Just leave me alone.” This is my current theme tune. Boy one (two and a half) is abnormally ecstatic to exist and on the cusp of full on language but not coherent sentences which renders him similar to a mini french shouty man who follows me about the house […]