Working mums: meet your flexible friend

There’s a new law coming into force this Monday (30th June) which you may or may not already know about. If you know about it, apologies for this post. If not, it might be of some interest to you if like me you are a working mumwho is looking to work more flexibly. The new […]

What I’ve learned about being a working mum…

Kids before career; Sheryl Sandberg

Is that it sucks. Yes, you heard right…it sucks. Despite what Sherly Sandberg, CEO of Facebook, may say in her book (Lean In), which has now turned into a bible amongst career mums. The truth is that if you start the job of your dreams, which will most likely require your full time attention, you […]

The perfect work trousers?

I have a new job working for a professional services organisation in-house. I am excited and nervous about it in equal measures. The last time I was in a similar environment was a very short stint as a very junior solicitor. I left the legal profession shortly after that to go into publishing,  writing and […]

76% of Italian women….

The following is taken from an article in The Telegraph last week, which reported that that Italian women are the ‘unhappiest in Europe’: ‘The survey of 4,000 women in the continent’s five largest countries found that 76 per cent of Italian housewives were dissatisfied with their lives, compared to 51 per cent in the UK, 53 per […]