What is the point of Ms Hopkins?

Last night, I was riled by my DAB radio. I’m sitting here minding my business when I hear on LBC that Katie Hopkins – of Apprentice and I’m a celebrity fame, pictured below – is coming on the radio to talk about Vince Cable’s idea of getting more women on to company boards. At this […]

To pierce or not to pierce – that is the question

Where I’m from, girls ears are pierced more or less at birth. This act of putting a small hole in both ears in the first weeks of a baby girl’s life was done for me, my cousins, my mum and possibly all the women in my family. In fact, girls of Gem’s age back in […]

Mummyland – The playground mentality

Am I the only one that thinks that the mummy scene is a bit like being back in school – gossips, self-appointed leaders, dumb ass followers, the works! I saw a couple of the antenatal (NCT) girls today and it was just plain dull and felt like being thirteen again. Let me give you a […]

Unwelcome advice on how to raise my child

I should start this post off with a disclaimer: Please note that despite labelling myself as a mummy who muses, this is more of a rant than a musing piece. Now that I’ve put that out there, I can commence. As I said in Maximising potential , in addition to looking after Gem-of-a-daughter (aka Gem), […]