About Me

To paraphrase a blogger who is far more glamorous than me, like London needs another working mum blogging about her life. But hey, sometimes when you have a laptop on your knees in between serving oven chips and leftovers and starting bedtime you wonder how you became that woman, why you did and how you feel about it. Sometimes I even probe further - who is THAT woman, and did I ever aspire to be her? Do I like her? Could I learn to? Which is why I've started this blog...

Monday, 14 May 2012

Guest post: birth story

Here is the link to the birth story post I wrote for blogger The Mule. I discussed the emotions stirred up by recounting birth yesterday

Her blog is on my blog roll and can be found here. She has always been supportive and kind to me, whilst producing a provocative, poetic, thought provoking body of work herself including activism, musing, challenges, calls to arms, questions and genuine celebrations of women, mothering and birth.

Interestingly I realise it is the first time I've written out Newborn's birth in one go. For the record, it really did go that fast.

You get some brilliant TS Eliot too, for your trouble if you visit it - such a wonderful piece of work I feel quite ashamed of what's below!


  1. You made me cry AGAIN. Thank you for always connecting so well with what is real and important.

  2. Aw. Thank you. So glad you liked it. CANNOT WAIT TO SEE YOU. x x