Friday night again!

Friday night again!

It’s a funny thing, I think, when the chap you lived with for twenty-one years, had two children with and who was once your closest companion, can stalk past you venomously, without a word. So another busy, less than average week, punctuated with my sister’s wedding in sight of Wembley Stadium, me holding the bouquet […]

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Career women: Jane Porter, family lawyer

Career women: Jane Porter, family lawyer

We talk to successful career women. We seek the views of successful career women on life, work, family and everything! This month we talk to Jane Porter, a highly successful family lawyer who runs the family law department at Lester Aldridge. Lester Aldridge LLP is a nationally recognised law firm with offices in London, Bournemouth […]

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Domestic bliss: the secret?

Domestic bliss: the secret?

Domestic bliss: or a case of might-as-well-do-it-myself? In our house, we have certain roles to fulfil to preserve domestic bliss. I do all the liaising with school, paying bills, laundry, shopping, cooking and cleaning, except for cleaning my husband’s bathroom. My husband’s jobs include cleaning said bathroom and his office/studio, lawn mowing, anything involving going […]

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Home educators: busting the myths

Home educators: busting the myths

When I tell people I’m a home educator, one of two things usually happens. Either the horrified person steps back with an audible gasp, or they ask conspiratorially whether it’s legal and look around as if expecting Michael Gove to jump out ready to drag me off to prison. The latter doesn’t bother me. In […]

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