Thoughts on friendship

So what has inspired or interested me this last week? What things have I wondered about? Friendship has cropped up a few times this week. Seeing an old friend I’d not seen in a while, hearing news of other friends and acquaintances through social media and mutual acquaintances. Sorting through some old letters and coming…

What is maternity leave really like?

I was having trouble thinking of something to write about. Then I saw this Facebook update being shared, and it prompted a whole train of my own thoughts. People joke about maternity leave being one long holiday, eating cake and wandering round National Trust gardens. And yes, I do a bit of that. But there‚Äôs…