What does “Work/Life balance” actually mean?

I’ve been back at work for two months now (has it really only been that long?!) and it has been a real rollercoaster of emotions. Normal post-Maternity Leave anxieties aside, I had always been looking forward to going back to work; But I also knew it wouldn’t be easy. I haven’t yet regretted my decision to go back. I am enjoying seeing my work colleagues again and using my brain more. H also really, really enjoys nursery so I am

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The morning after…

I’m rapidly coming to the conclusion that a major contributing factor to any hangover is both lack of sleep and the exhaustion of  a late night.  I make this observation because, not for the first time, I was out until about 1am yesterday at my boat club.  I was driving so, aside from a small glass of wine at the start of the evening, I onlt drank an OJ & lemonade and water.  Yet, today I feel pretty damn shocking. 

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Blood donation

I gave blood yesterday.  I try to give blood regularly; whilst it’s not the nicest experience, it is mostly pain-free and I always think, what if it were one of my family or friends that needed the blood.  There are so many people who don’t go.  I have to admit that it’s not the slickest of processes.  I booked an appointment and it still took about 50 mins for me to be seen, which is actually quicker than normal!  However,

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The sun has got his hat on – if only!

I wish it would get a bit warmer, and a bit sunnier too.  It’s always so cold at the moment, it’s really quite depressing.  After last weeks snow issues, Monday then brough excessive rain which resulted in floods.  The rain was freezing though (so training was NOT that fun) and it got all icey again.  It’s very draining – by the time you get home you feel really battered by the cold.  Britain isn’t quite kitted out for it to

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About Me

Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (4 & 1). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I'm trying to get our family to live a more sustainable life. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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