Category: Parenting and life

Paw Patrol: I have some questions

Permit me a very Paw Patrol heavy day, but… My son loves Paw Patrol. He would watch Paw Patrol all day every day if he could (he can’t). He wears Paw Patrol clothes down to his pants and socks, he has Paw Patrol toys; he’s a marketer’s dream. I on …

Drunk Shopping part 2: Because apparently we never learn

If you’re a regular reader, you may remember this recent post about drunk shopping; the latest trend for people with a smartphone, alcohol and not enough self control. It seems drunk shopping is the gift that keeps on giving! …So welcome to the second post. The people in our group are …

The Bounty lady: Should sales reps be allowed on maternity wards?

When I was pregnant, I happily signed up for my Bounty pack. I did it for the freebies, which turned out to be pretty disappointing; one fingernail’s worth of Sudocrem, six water wipes and a lot of instantly-recycled leaflets. Even now, five years on, I am still receiving spam emails …

Drunk shopping: When Amazon ‘one click’ is not your friend

We’ve all done stupid things when drunk, massively tired or otherwise not of sound mind. I mean, not me. Obviously. I’ve never fallen over, or left my mobile in a taxi, or completely forgotten who I’m talking to, or serenaded a room full of strangers with a song I couldn’t actually remember …