House people

I’ve read quite a few books about work whilst I have been technically unemployed over the past five years,  but none of them get so entirely to the heart of the matter as to why we make the distinction between work and play in the first place by allowing women control of the home andContinue reading “House people”

Should we have a second child?

Our first child was the result of an accidental pregnancy 6 months into knowing each other, so the deliberation phase went: ‘OHHHHHHHmygodthisisallgoingfasterthanithoughitwouldbutweloveeachothersoyesletsdothis’. She arrived 3 weeks early and it felt like she wanted to be born, that she had to be part of our lives. She’s a hilarious weirdo with a penchant for stripping andContinue reading “Should we have a second child?”

Congratulations EU Referendum, you’ve got me politically engaged for the first time in my life, and now I’m a concerned housewife on the rampage

An open letter to George Osborne and David Cameron because I’ve been listening to the EU referendum arguments and have gotten completely confused about which way to vote- and I’m university educated, young(ish-32), and I live in Brussels.  It should be a no brainer. And yet TTIP? What’s that all about? Why is lowering houseContinue reading “Congratulations EU Referendum, you’ve got me politically engaged for the first time in my life, and now I’m a concerned housewife on the rampage”