Browsing Tag


  • How to start a blog

    Tweet I’ve written so many features on How to start a blog for magazines and websites I kind of forgot that I hadn’t actually written a post about it on The Mum Blog. Doh.…

    February 2, 2015
  • Humbled by Camila Batmanghelidjh and Kids Company

    Tweet It’s the child’s bed that does it for me. A pink bed, with a white sculpture of a child on top of it. Above, a mobile, coat hangers of men’s shoes. They represent,…

    January 14, 2014
  • Back from the abyss

    Tweet As some of you noticed, I’ve been largely absent from this blog and social media for the past 10 days. Sometimes something happens in your real life that completely obliterates everything else. The…

    October 13, 2013
  • Why can’t you just let me blog in peace?

    Tweet Someone is trying very hard to make trouble for me via the blog. They tried a few months ago, and they’ve tried again today, without success. I’m not going to go into detail,…

    September 2, 2013
  • Making new friends online

    Tweet I was talking to one of my ‘real life’ friends recently – she came round for a few drinks one Saturday afternoon. She told me she’s feeling a bit lonely at the moment.…

    June 18, 2013
  • Think before you post

    Tweet When you first start using social media, it’s easy to get into online spats, or say the wrong thing, which can land you in hot water. Even the most timid people become very…

    June 11, 2013