children, Mama mifsud blog, Media, parenting, Perception, Politics

The Language of Fear

I have just returned from an epic mission driving from southern normandy, france, to deepest darkest cornwall. We made this joureny via the channel tunnel, and as with most Brits, we are anxious about what we might see and experience on the french side. As it happens, we were swept through seeing very little other… Continue reading The Language of Fear

children, Disability, hope, Mama mifsud blog, parenting, Perception

Never to walk in anyone’s shadow

There are few pleasures greater than singing nursery rhymes with your two year old. To have their spikey little finger 'tickle you under there' warms the soul like nothing else. I have been bed bound for a week now. That's a lie. I did venture out in the car to the playground once, and struggled… Continue reading Never to walk in anyone’s shadow

children, Divorce, Health and politics, Legal aid, Mama mifsud blog, mental health, parenting, Politics, Relationships, Seperation

Justice for all?

Today I wanted to talk about the cuts to legal aid. Unless you have been unlucky enough to end up in court in a non criminal case, you probably won't know what this is. Legal aid is a fund that provides legal advice and representation, and court fees, when you can not afford to pay… Continue reading Justice for all?

hope, Invisible illness, Mama mifsud blog, Me, parenting, Perception, Uncategorized

The power of perception

So what do you do? An innocuous enough question, bandied around in that truly British way upon meeting strangers. But how much do you or I ¬†assume when faced with the answer? I am a second chef in a seafood restaurant, and a single mother with two young children. I am the writer, producer and… Continue reading The power of perception