Tag Archives: work-life balance

Taking care of blogness

Flexnib recently posted about keeping up.  I’m not keeping up. I really want to. Even though I’m a stay at home mum, at some point I will want to return to the workplace and I don’t want to be out … Continue reading

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Play that funeral music

Today I had a job. A gig, if you like. A funeral gig. I’ve been working in libraries for the last 16 years; a qualified librarian for 14 of those years. I’ve worked both medical and academic libraries but mostly … Continue reading

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I’ve been promising meaty posts for #blogjune this year and apart from one painful post I feel like I have not quite delivered on that promise. Most of the rest of the #blogjune participants have been serving up some really … Continue reading

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I would have entitled this post On Death and Dying but that’s been done before. Since I have a bit more time on my hands and a lot less money, I’ve returned to my cash cow job: musician/singer for hire. … Continue reading

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SAHMthing different 

Some people have been contacting me and making enquiries because they’ve heard a part of a story from somewhere or other so I’m just putting this out there from the outset… I’ve applied for a further year off work. Leave … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas are now over and Epiphany is upon us. So what epiphanies have I had this Christmas season? Ultimately, I think I’ve become more committed to the little things. I’ve always been family-oriented but now I’m … Continue reading

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Do-nothing day

It was an odd day. I had a terrible night for nightmares. I’m used to waking in pain or discomfort or because I have the bladder of an eight month pregnant woman. Waking from nightmares was the norm a few … Continue reading

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