Who are you?

I found it hard to get a job post-university. It crippled me. I had spent my entire schooling and university years working towards getting a ‘career’. I wasn’t sure what it would look like, or even how it would work exactly, but I knew I wanted one. When I couldn’t find work, I became acutely […]

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Footfall

I seem to be getting to know your streets well. With an empty wallet and a head that tells me I’m killing multiple birds with one stone, walking is an effective form of getting around you. I get to see the real you in all of your disarray and disorder. I get to play limbo […]

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cos I need freedom now

This time it’s not up to me. With no job, one week going on two. And a sense to wait, just wait. Head crazy, heart settled, world says stupid, but I know better. I’ve no job but I’ve had work. To nanny, to clean, to babysit. These odd end jobs line themselves up in disarray […]

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define: an au-pair

I am an au-pair. I look after kids. You want to know my world, well here it is; the life of a London au-pair. An au-pair: β€˜is a domestic assistant working for, and living as part of, a host family. Typically, au pairs take on a share of the family’s responsibility for childcare as well […]

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