Yes please, I’ll have some of that.
Yesterday, I visited Unilver’s London head office and attended the launch of Claire Fox’s first book.
Today is officially Go Home On Time Day
According to Working Families thirty five percent of parents state that their work affects their home life in a negative way and only seventeen percent of parents leave work on time every day – which means a whopping 83% of parents don’t manage to leave work on time, cutting into time with friends and family and stopping workers from properly switching off.
“In an intimate, affecting memoir, best-selling Turkish writer Elif Shafak (The Forty Rules of Love, 2010) looks within to find answers to the question of how a woman may balance motherhood and a career.
Light years from the standard perspective of supermom versus the world, Shafak relishes her independence and refuses to ignore fears about the impact of marriage and children on her most central self, that of a writer.
Becoming a mother when you are in your late 30’s or early/mid 40’s is far more the norm today, especially in London and the areas where I work.
So extending your life expectancy or improving your potential for ageing well was something that was bound to catch my eye and make my ears prick up.