Three reasons not to be a Tiger Mother

via You can’t have missed the media hoopla about Amy Chua’s book, the Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, in which she describes how she micro managed her children to success. In case you haven’t seen it, hop over to The Guardian and read their review. Prepare to feel inadequate. Or revolted. Or possibly […]

XBox – brain rot for children, or useful tool?

via credit Ciaran McGuiggan I let my child play XBox. In particular I let him play on XBox Live which, if you have not yet discovered its delights, is a networking tool that allows users to play collaboratively across the internet, while speaking to each other on call centre style headsets. As an adult watching […]

Blogcamp London

I was lucky enough to grab a free place at Blogcamp London, organised by Sally Whittle of As an inexperienced and amateur blogger, there is still a lot for me to learn and I was really looking forward to the day. There was a great selection of speakers: first up were 2 very successful […]

Smart women do slap

Photo via xtina5645 That post title may get a few Google hits that will disappoint special interest groups landing on this page, but hey. My relationship with make up has been up and down over the years. When I worked in London every day I wore make up every day, as I didn’t feel professional […]