Some of those best placed to help us through the pandemic went missing. Men have always published more scientific papers than women. Covid-19 has made the gender divide even worse.
I’ve seen links to images by American photographer Eric Pickersgill a few times now on social media. He took photos of people looking at their smartphones but removed the phones. It’s supposed to highlight now strange and lonely smart phones can make us, how we can be in the presence of friends, family or lovers yet… Continue reading The Loneliness Of the Smart Phone User?
30 Day Blog Challenge – Day 13: Sing a song (yes I’m a bit late again with this one) Today’s blog challenge was to pick a song for the post title. I had no idea where I was going to go with this until I realised that E’s current favourite song actually fits nicely with… Continue reading Under Pressure
It’s the curse of the working mother – childcare. Quite apart from the costs, there is always that little nagging doubt about what your child is up to all day and how well they are being cared for. I’m reasonably confident about E’s nursery, she seems to enjoy it and although it’s hard to get… Continue reading How to Worry a Working Mum
If you saw my last post on the blog, you’ll know we spent the weekend out in our garden, welcoming the first spring flowers and preparing for warmer, longer days to come. I think there is some ancient part of us northern Europeans that is always relieved by those first, bright little promises, that winter is coming… Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful – New beginings