Writing about your children: how much is too much on the internet?

I've been thinking so hard about something lately - and gone round in so many circles - that it's squashed my head into a new shape. But I finally made my mind up this weekend, and would welcome your thoughtful discussion. So here goes. For about six months I've been seriously analysing the internet footprint … Continue reading Writing about your children: how much is too much on the internet?

A little au revoir

You know, blogging is a funny old thing. I started in 2009 because I wrote diary entries from India and couldn't stop once I got home. I feel about writing the way Harry Potter (aw!) feels about getting on a broomstick for the first time: a rush of fierce joy. Words are such intricate, beautiful … Continue reading A little au revoir

I went to India, and found some words

Hey, come back here with me a minute. All the way back here, to October 2008. A strange world, before One Direction, Sherlock and the iPhone 3GS. I've been married six months, a milestone twice over. First, thanks to Timothy's two years in South Africa, we've only just now spent as much time together in … Continue reading I went to India, and found some words

How to blog the real you, whether or not ‘blog’ is a verb

'Yes, self', I said, 'you may write a blog post this evening, on the strict condition that you are done by 10pm. Because, and stop me if you are already aware of this, you are tired enough to be an actual menace to society'. Cue stream-of-consciousness (it's 9.51). Yesterday I led a couple of workshops … Continue reading How to blog the real you, whether or not ‘blog’ is a verb