A question for authors

Over the spring and summer this year, I read quite a few books. Most of them brilliant, I have decided that if I get too bored I don't continue right away. I still give the book a second chance later on, because sometimes it's not the book but my mindset, the weather, distractions or not … Continue reading A question for authors

A new adventure

It is September, which means it's la rentrée, or back to school, work, etc, it's like the new year just even more so, it's a moment for new beginnings. It's the end of a long day... The kids are sleeping and as S is in London, meaning that I have the evening all to myself. I … Continue reading A new adventure

When a dog changes everything… Book review of Buster & Moo by Geoff Le Pard

Book review of Buster & Moo by Geoff Le Pard Laden is having an affair while trying to secure a promotion, for nothing in the world does she want her boyfriend Mervin to find out that she's sleeping with a junior colleague. They don't talk much and seem to avoid the things that are really … Continue reading When a dog changes everything… Book review of Buster & Moo by Geoff Le Pard

Following a girl in an all-male profession…, a book review of “First Lady of the Keys” by Lucy Brazier

  Following a girl in an all-male profession..., a book review of "First Lady of the Keys" by Lucy Brazier" At Old College, the main priorities seem to be food, tea, and alcohol. At least so it seems when PorterGirl starts sharing her adventures as Deputy Head Porter. Her job has so far never been … Continue reading Following a girl in an all-male profession…, a book review of “First Lady of the Keys” by Lucy Brazier

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3 Three years ago, I was having breakfast with S. I had spend an interesting night, contractions had ripped me from my sleep, but a shower later I was peacefully snoring again, the contractions continued. When I arrived in the Maternity Ward at 11:30am I was already at 4 or 5 cm. Things went quickly, … Continue reading 3

Y is for Yawn – A to Z Challenge 2015

"Yawning is contagious, others will automatically join in", this might not be the exact quote, but I remember reading about yawning with my ESL (English as a second language) teacher in middle school. She always made me read strange texts to provide me with diverse vocabulary. I recall a few of them. One day we … Continue reading Y is for Yawn – A to Z Challenge 2015

M is for Mistakes – A to Z Challenge April 2015

Mistakes are meant to be made.We all make mistakes. Sometimes they have disastrous consequences. Sometimes they are nothing more than a language mistake.  We are meant to learn from our mistakes, and from the mistakes of others. If we do not talk about our mistakes, someone else might make them in the future. After all we … Continue reading M is for Mistakes – A to Z Challenge April 2015