I Don’t Get Work/Life Balance

And so, I have a new day-job.  I mostly work from home.  More on that later. This is my official spiel: Lorna is a wheelchair-user, who travels extensively at home and abroad. She is an American who has lived in Scotland for 20 years, so she isn't really sure where home is, though. She is … Continue reading I Don’t Get Work/Life Balance

Advertisements

We Need To Talk About Re-Reading

I don't remember the first time I read We Need To Talk about Kevin. It was either at University while I was meant to be reading something else, or it was an old book-group choice. While I'm fuzzy about what brought me to it, I do remember being physically disgusted by it. Back then, I … Continue reading We Need To Talk About Re-Reading

Fire, Wind and Wasps

And so, yesterday Neil's toasting bagels. And then we smell something burning. And then I hear, 'Babe, the toaster's on fire.' And I look up from my non-blog writing to see flames. Flames in the middle of my toaster. Neil runs over and unplugs the toaster. Throws a damp cloth over it. My 'Oh shit!' … Continue reading Fire, Wind and Wasps