Mara

Bitterest feeling. This day-job, this occupation, this vocation that I have allowed to be mine – motherhood – is so hard. I gave up paid work to be a failure at this? This important, vital job that is somehow rendered otherwise in society’s harsher views? So, I’m crap at a dud job but I’m meant […]

Makings

After my previous, slightly heavy post, I felt unable to write for a wee while. I had a lovely family holiday, celebrated my middle one’s 6th birthday with a mountain walk (her request), and now we are back home. March and April have been busy with knitting and crochet projects as well. I thought I […]

Purpose on Paper

One of the least useful pieces of advice I ever received following diagnosis with depression was this: ‘Stay in your pyjamas for as long as you like. Take it easy in the mornings’. This is not bad advice┬áper se. It was just unhelpful for me. I do not feel relaxed in my pyjamas during the […]