Living the Dream

Crunch time

Obviously, I’m leaving it a while before I start the jokes. “Kissed a pillar? You can do better than that. There you are - slap it into manual. Smashed it!”

Every Day is a Learning Day

Who, in God’s name, came up with the RJ45? It’s the most ridiculous, stupid, badly thought-out connector in history.

A touch of the Covids

However, Friday and the weekend, I have reverted to a pre-infant. Within a couple of hours of getting up, I’m ready for a nap. First order of business after lunch? Yep. A nap. At times, I needed a nap before being ready for my nap.

Single Tasking

Sod’s law dictates that I’ll get super healthy and then be hit by a bus, real or metaphorical, but hey, not much I can do about that.

The skinny on getting skinny (ish)

A key element on the intake side is the fact that I no longer drink alcohol. Funnily enough, the benefit of a salad is somewhat undermined if its accompanied by a bottle of wine. Who knew?


Chicago, is a cute-faced domestic terrorist. Left to her own devices, she enjoys dismantling furniture, remodelling the garden, escaping the garden or indeed chewing anything and everything.

The Attention Economy

For years, I’ve been patting myself on the back for multitasking. Making tea? Do a quick tour of social media while waiting for the kettle to boil. Look at that! Dead moments turned into productive ones.

Anti social media

I’m keen to waste less time, or as Seneca has it, live well. As a consequence, I’m taking a look at where I spend my time. To borrow from Marie Kondo, “does it bring me joy?”
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