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For Which I Am Grateful | Volume I

I read something somewhere recently (can’t remember what or where, nor could I find it… so typical) about a woman who had a great friend. Any time that they were talking and got stuck in a negative spiral, complaining or otherwise criticizing and grumbling, the friend would stop and say, “Quick! 326 more words

Life, Etc.

Do you work?

Date: Friday, March 27th, 2015

Place: Bus stop in Richmond, Greater London, UK

An older woman (and I am not that young anymore) started to chat to me. 467 more words

Gudrun Bielz

#LittleEngineers Campaign

Let’s start with this sobering thought. Only 6% of engineers in the UK are women. Given that the population is roughly split 50:50, this number is worryingly low for those of us working in the STEM (science, tech, engineering, maths) sector. 1,487 more words

Its Just Science!

Life lessons from our favourite children's books

One of the things I love about motherhood is that it allows me to rediscover the world through my daughter’s eyes. And one of the great things I’ve rediscovered is the magic in each children’s book. 621 more words


The passing of a great man

Today, in this country, we lost a great man, a great leader and above all, an inspiring figure – someone who was like a father or to some, a grandfather – who was always there to keep a watchful eye on the nation he’d built. 416 more words


I'm back!

I really am around, I promise. Please bare with me as I slowly try to get back into the swing of things.

The Good News: … 508 more words


Monday Musings: If I could change one thing about myself

If I could, I would like to care less about what others think. I wouldn’t even go as far as saying I would like to NOT care what others think at all because I know all of us care, to some extent, whether you admit it or not. 419 more words