Dishoom, Shoreditch: little Madras, no chicken

It’s been a while since Reprobate Tom and I slipped off for an early evening bite sans les smalls, but having aced the pub quiz several Wednesdays in a row, and no longer having a contract free mobile that enables us cheap midweek movies, we decided to try something a little more sophistamicated, and went…

Mumsnet Blogfest – More than just a networking event, it’s a celebration of community and a source of inspiration

Back when I was pregnant for the first time, as a headstrong 24 year old, I developed a pathological fear of advice. Despite never having done any of it before, I felt I, as mum, I knew best. And what I didn’t know, I was bloomin’ well going to find out by myself. Me being…

Corporations need to butt out of family planning and become more family friendly

Ambitious women shouldn’t have to wait to become mothers until a company says they’ve earned it This article in the Telegraph discusses the potential flaws in the recent plan for tech companies to offer egg freezing for female employees. I find it really disturbing that big corporations like Apple and Facebook are getting in on…