Life on a wet rock

Little ramblings about life.

Who are we in all this?

January 24, 2021

How. Is. It. Going?

January 13, 2021

So how was it for you?

January 9, 2021

A few lockdown home-ed hacks (in case it helps)

January 4, 2021

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2021

The end of lockdown (for now)

September 1, 2020

The end, the beginning, the weirdness

August 28, 2020

The A Level and GCSE position – UK, 2020 – one parent’s perception

August 17, 2020

The lockdown fat and the marathon

August 12, 2020

Coming down

August 7, 2020

Turning 50

July 18, 2020

This lockdown life: the meaning of smiles

July 9, 2020

Things that will or will not change after lockdown

June 27, 2020

Ten years of lockdown, and marmalade on toast

May 2, 2020

An Easter message to the people sitting in the parks and on the beaches

April 12, 2020

Bananas and birds – terrible things

November 7, 2019

Each Peach Pear Plum and the comfort of mum-hugs

February 11, 2019

Where are the quiet, male heroes in children’s literature?

January 25, 2019

House, Parlour, Pigsty, Petty – Merry Christmas

December 22, 2018

Happy Solstice

December 21, 2018

Failure and rejection

October 16, 2018

A note to my children in defiance of all things illness-related

September 15, 2018

Hurling jellyfish

July 17, 2018

In the Kingdom of Overwhelm (writing about chronic illness)

June 25, 2018

Hello, 2017

January 1, 2017

The last day of 2016

December 31, 2016

The freelancer versus employee debate — Who wants to be Whale 52?

December 21, 2016

Jump!

October 3, 2016

After ten years of volunteering in school

September 27, 2016

Guardian Witness

September 6, 2016