Tag Archives: housework

FMM 3 19 2021 The Accidental Housewife

“Life’s all about choices. Everyone’s destination is the same; only the paths are different.” ~ Sushmita Sen. I grew up in Jamaica, though not of Jamaica, the youngest child in a family transplanted from the UK. Outside of the home I was exposed to the reality of life for a country child: it was full […]

FMM 12 14 18 True Confessions

“Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.” ~ Karl Marx. I was taught how to be a Jamaican housewife by my Jamaican husband.  It was a bone of contention for quite a while.  For some reason it seemed implausible to him that I […]

FMM 2 19 16 Productive Procrastination

“Imagination only comes when you privilege the subconscious, when you make delay and procrastination work for you.” ~Hilary Mantel. At work we often complain about the new generation, a set of young people who have no patience, no ability to wait for results.  As soon as they submit an assignment or complete an exam they […]