Posts Tagged ‘writing’

I Stepped Off The Hamster Wheel – And I Liked It

Blimey – I haven’t blogged for nine days. NINE days! And as much as I love my blog and blogging, stepping off the hamster wheel for a while did me good. Since I wrote my first post about Hugo in April 2014, I’ve written pretty much every day. Blogging has been my therapy, an outlet […] Read more…

My Half-Year Evaluation: Have I Thrived?

Half-year Evaluation for Leigh Kendall Background At the end of 2014, Leigh reflected on the events of that year. She acknowledged that she had survived the worst thing imaginable – the death of her much-wanted, much-loved son, Hugo. You recognised that 2014 had shown you that the unexpected can happen, your dreams can be ripped to shreds. […] Read more…

I’m Going to BritMums Live!

It’s nearly time for BritMums Live… I’m really looking forward to the two-day blogging conference. It promises to be a brilliant event, with the chance to catch up with so many of my friends, and get lots of tips from the sessions. Please do come and say hello! Name: Leigh (you pronounce it like you would ‘Lee’) […] Read more…

Being a Tall Poppy, and the Heroine of My Life

“Life-threatening is the ultimate in empowering”, I have heard. It certainly worked for me. Growing up, teachers observed my lack of self-confidence and recorded their thoughts in my school reports. The reports included words to the effect of “Leigh is bright, works hard, and produces consistently good work. I wish she would put herself forward more, come out of her shell.” I’m […] Read more…

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